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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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February 26 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This three-hour, hands-on workshop looks at different spatial data types and spatial data storage formats. 

February 28 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This 3-hour hands-on workshop will cover a few common data preparation tasks when working in GIS environments; georeference raster formatted maps to a common coordinate system so that it may be used as a layer in a GIS and digitize/create vector data using aerial and satellite imagery sources.

March 13 8:30 a.m. to March 14 4:00 p.m.

A two-day workshop about recent developments in the use of lidar and optical remotely sensed data to conduct object-based image analysis (OBIA) in a forested landscape.