Support for Spatial Research
U-Spatial is a nationally recognized model that serves and drives a fast-growing need for expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and spatial computing across the University.Learn more about U-Spatial
February 23, 2018 9:00-11:00 a.m.
This two-hour 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. This workshop is co-sponsored by DASH.
U-Spatial will again participate in this year's Geo:Code event, a community-generated conference to connect residents with Hennepin County and open data. U-Spatial staff will are scheduled to lead two workshops on Saturday afternoon; Story Maps: Visual Storytelling with Maps and Crowdsourcing Spatial Data Collection. Geo:Code is sponsored by Hennepin County, Hennepin County Libraries, and the Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
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.