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Call for Volunteer Bike Riders to Support the Urban Emotions Study

The “Urban Emotions” project investigates the use of emotion information in urban planning for the creation of more citizen-centred cities. We are seeking participants for a field test in Boston/Cambridge, in which we investigate the bike ability of the city. Participants just need to ride a bike wearing the emotions sensors for an hour, no track restrictions. For brief enquiry, please contact

Esri Business Analyst for Desktop 10.3.1 Available

Esri Business Analyst for Desktop 10.3.1, along with a new patch required for running 2015 datasets,  is available for any Harvard affiliates to download. Read more

Trimble eCognition Developer 9.1 Available

The CGA now has one floating license of Trimble eCognition Developer. More details can be found here.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1 Available

The current release of ArcGIS 10.3.1 includes enhanced functionality and stability improvements. Read more about what's new in ArcGIS 10.3.1. To download the software, please click here.

Esri CityEngine 2015.0 / 2015.1 Available

Esri CityEngine 2015.0 and 2015.1 are now available to download for Harvard affiliates. More details can be found here.

Nepal Earthquake Response

See our summary of Geospatial community resources for Nepal.
map of Google searches for Nepal Quake below...

Peter Bol to Receive AAG Honorary Geographer Award

The Association of American Geographers has named Peter Bol as its 2015 Honorary Geographer. Bol is the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University.

TerrSet Available

TerrSet is an integrated geospatial software system for monitoring and modeling the earth system for sustainable development. The TerrSet System incorporates the IDRISI GIS Analysis and IDRISI Image Processing tools along with a constellation of vertical applications. readmore