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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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Aug 16, 2018

Celebrate GIS Day with us at the 2018 Spatial Forum on November 14. 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 lighting talks, research exhibits, conversation, and the Borchert Lecture.

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Jul 11, 2018

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are trying to understand the causes and trends of fish kills and we need your help. If you see a fish kill, please report it.

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Events

November 16 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. 

November 26 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and hands-on exercises, participants will learn basic GIS concepts and the fundamentals of spatial analysis.

November 27 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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