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Feb 26, 2020

For the last 10 years, spatial researchers at the University of Minnesota Duluth have been collaborating with local governments to help them prepare for the worst that nature might throw at them.

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Jan 28, 2020

U-Spatial @UMD accepted an Institutional Award at the recent Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership Conference.

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Nov 13, 2019

U-Spatial celebrated GIS Day at the 2019 Spatial Forum on November 13 in the Wilson Library on UMN's Twin Cities campus.

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October 23 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

If you are new to GIS, this three-hour workshop is for you. Through a combination of lectures, demos, and hands-on activities, participants will learn the fundamentals of designing and sharing web maps using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Topics covered include: finding and preparing data for mapping, map design, spatial analysis, and sharing web maps.

Learn more about registering here.

November 6 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This two-hour online workshop guides participants through the process of telling stories with maps using the Esri Story Map platform. A discussion about best practices in visual storytelling will precede a step-by-step tutorial on creating your own Esri Story Map. 

Learn more and register here.

November 18 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate GIS Day with us at the 2020 Spatial Forum on November 18. The UMN Spatial Forum is a yearly event highlighting spatial research, teaching, and outreach. This event is free and open to the public and features lightning talks, research exhibits, conversation, and the Borchert Lecture.