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Jun 16, 2017

U-Spatial recognized undergraduate and graduate students for their maps as part of its 2017 Mapping Prize.

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Apr 25, 2017

Recording Now Available: U-Spatial Brown Bag Series: Rachel Stobb, Sedimentation Sources on the Banks of Plum Creek

Click here to watch Rachel's presentation.

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Apr 5, 2017

The University of Minnesota Geographic Information Science (GISc) community seeks applications for the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium Student Scholarship Program. 

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Events

September 7
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

This free hour-long workshop introduces participants to DigitalGlobe Basemap, an online application for browsing and downloading global high resolution commercial satellite imagery. Topics include a brief overview of resources, current applications of commercial satellite imagery, and practical information on using the Basemap and associated imagery.

Register for this course in ULearn

September 8
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on activities, participants will learn the fundamentals of designing and sharing online maps. Topics covered include preparing data for use, online data sources, map design, and spatial analysis.

If you are new to GIS, this is the workshop for you.

September 18
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This three-hour workshop offers a hands-on overview of offline data collection using Esri's Collector for ArcGIS app. Topics include setting up templates, collecting features in the field, and visualizing data once it's collected. Note: Participants are required to provide their own Apple or Android mobile devices.

Register for this course in ULearn

S30C, Wilson Library