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Making Sense out of Spatial Data - Cambridge - Spring 2018

Date  February 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

NON-HARVARD REGISTER

An introduction to spatial analysis for various kinds of problem solving in a GIS environment. Examples of both raster and vector data-based spatial operations like overlay, buffering, and interpolation will be covered.

Wrangling Data into Maps - Cambridge - Spring 2018

Date  February 2, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

NON-HARVARD REGISTER

The ability to 'wrangle' various forms of data into a GIS is necessary in order to produce maps or analysis. Students will learn how to convert and properly geo-reference raw data in text form into GIS format, find and import relevant publicly available data, and produce a map of the results.

Basic Introduction to GIS - Cambridge - Spring 2018

Date  January 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

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Brief introduction to GIS, and the CGA workshop training series, to help students determine workshops that are appropriate for their individual needs. Students will use online and desktop GIS software.

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ESRI Product Update: Business Analyst for Desktop - Data Bundle MPI Data Errors

ESRI Product Update for Business Analyst for Desktop using Esri U.S. Data Bundle with Market Potential Index (MPI) data. (13 Dec 2017)

Call for Papers: NSF Geospatial Software Institute

Closing Date  Thursday, December 21, 2017

The National Science Foundation has recently funded a project to conceptualize a national Geospatial Software Institute (GSI) as a long-term hub of excellence in software infrastructure that can serve diverse research and education communities. A suite of community workshops will be convened to design the GSI.

The Space Between Us

Author(s)  Ryan Enos
October, 2017
Cambridge University Press

The Space between Us brings the connection between geography, psychology, and politics to life.

Wentworth Inst of Technology Seeking Adjunct Instructor of GIS

Closing Date  Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston is seeking an adjunct Instructor to
teach Geographic Information Systems (GIS) during the spring 2018 term
(January through April 2018) to graduate architecture students. For more
specifics including time commitment per week, salary, etc., please contact
Director of Graduate Programs in Architecture Kelly Hutzell at 617-989-4494 or
at hutzellk@wit.edu.

CGA Conference in April 2018: Illuminating Space and Time in Data Science

Join us for the Annual CGA Conference, now scheduled for April 26th - April 27th, 2018, which will bring together mainstream data scientists and geographic information scientists to review the status of both fields, examine commonalities between the two, and explore new trends in the analysis of space and time in Data Science.    The upcoming conference is being sponsored by ESRI and the Harvard Data Science Initiative.   READ MORE and REGISTER TO ATTEND

Research Scientist Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg

Spatio-temporal Analysis for Migration Research

The Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS (division GIScience) at University of Salzburg, offers a researcher position (100%, payment according to collective agreement – “Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten”) to be filled ASAP. The main task is to carry out high-quality research in the area of “Humanitarian Safety“, i.e., the development of methods for analysing user-generated data from social media to support migration management.

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