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Feb 18, 2019

U-Spatial is excited to announce the recent launch of the Story Maps Curriculum Portal, a site that provides pedagogical materials for university classes working with Esri Story Maps.

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Jan 17, 2019

As part of the University of Minnesota’s Humanitarian Crisis Simulation held on May 17-19, 2019, there will be a GIS team embedded in the simulation to support the data needs of the participants. 

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Oct 29, 2018

The MN Geospatial Advisory Council (GAC) is defining statewide geospatial priorities for 2019, and we need your input. The GAC is asking members of the Minnesota geospatial professional community to respond to a short survey about geospatial needs. The survey will be open through November 6.

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March 26 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

A two-hour workshop guiding participants through the process of telling stories with maps using the Esri Story Map platform.   

March 27 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A seven-hour workshop introducing participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps.

April 3 8:30 a.m.

This workshop is designed to introduce unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology with a focus on natural resource applications in forested landscapes.