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Mar 1, 2016

U-Spatial is pleased to announce the 2016 University of Minnesota Summer Spatial Boot Camp, an intensive, five-day geospatial workshop held on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus from June 6th - 10th, 2016.

Over the course of five days, participants will learn the fundamentals of Remote Sensing, GPS, LiDAR, Cartography, and more. Emphasis is on gathering, creating, managing, analyzing, and communicating spatial data. In addition to short courses, guest speakers will present on applications of geospatial tools and techniques.

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Feb 22, 2016

The GeoTech Center is pleased to announce the 2016 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition! The intent of the competition is to showcase the geospatial technology skills of U.S. undergraduate students. Competing students will create a project that utilizes geospatial technology to address a real-world problem. The student will then present the project and the resulting deliverables as a Poster that not only highlights their use of geospatial technology, but also demonstrates their communication and presentation skills.

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Feb 22, 2016

Cities around the nation are grappling with the need to maintain and renovate the often-overlooked infrastructure that supports services like drinking water and sewage systems. In extreme situations improperly maintained systems can result in health hazards like those caused by the water quality crisis in Flint, Mich. In Minnesota, 5.5 million people depend on the state’s aging infrastructure, which will require maintenance and replacement over the next few decades to stay safe and reliable.

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Jan 5, 2016

Every January, the University Data Center shuts down for a weekend for maintenance and upgrades. This year's maintenance period is January 8-10. So beginning this Friday afternoon, the following services may not be available until January 11.

ArcGIS Services - This includes the library maps, Solar Map, and many other services. - All maps hosted on this site will be unavailable.

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Dec 9, 2015

The next monthly meet-up for faculty and students interested in DASH methods and practices will be held in the LATIS space in 110 Anderson Hall. Ryan Mattke, Head of the Borchert Map Library, will give a talk about a range of geohumanities projects in which the Borchert Map Library has been involved. Please join us for coffee and keen discussion.

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Nov 11, 2015

Featuring the Borchert Lecture and celebrating GIS Day!

Friday, November 20, 2015
Venue: Ralph Rapson Hall
12:00 to 5:00 pm

An event to highlight the spatial activities happening at the University of Minnesota. The event is free and open to the public.

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Nov 9, 2015

Spatial Data @ University of Minnesota 

Check it out -- this is an application designed to help users find spatial data with a focus on the state of Minnesota. Let us know what you think!


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Oct 20, 2015
"The Story of Climate Data"
Dr. Thomas Peterson
President, World Meteorology Organization's Commission for Climatology
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:00pm
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