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Zhejiang University Launches Collaboration with Harvard to Develop Academic Mapping Platform

A signing ceremony for a new collaboration between Zhejiang University and Harvard was held on October 13th, 2017.   The joint effort will build upon Harvard CGA's WorldMap to develop a Chinese Academic Mapping Platform for research, teaching, and data sharing.  Please see the Zhejiang University Announcement for more details.

GIS Technical Assistant wanted for Spring 2018 Course Support

Closing Date  Friday, November 17, 2017

GIS Technical Assistant for Spring Course
 Wanted: GIS-savvy technical assistant for Spring extension course on Sustainable Tourism (HDCE ENVR E-118B).
 Requires basic competence with ArcInfo or QGIS.
 Import, edit and display maps/databases, perform basic analyses (overlay, select, buffer, recode, etc)
 Some intial work during November and December (before / after Exams) (10-20 hours?);
 Intensive work in January 2018 ( 40-80 hrs? ) in preparation for Jan 23 class start;

The Archaeological Renaissance in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Author(s)  Jason Ur
September, 2017
Near Eastern Archaeology

After an absence of over two decades, foreign archaeology has returned in earnest to one of the “cradles of civilization” in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Integrating Urban Design and Analytics

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presentation by Andres Sevtsuk, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Noon - 1:30 on Thursday, November 2 in room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St.

Political Geography GIS Workshop

Introduction to GIS lecture and lab for Gov. 2525 Political Geography Class.  Two 2 hour sessions taught in consecutive weeks.  Objectives of the exercise:

Introduction to GIS for "Integrated Sustainable Design and Planning"

Guest lecture and mapping exercise given to  students in Harvard Extension School course E119 "Integrated Sustainable Design and Planning: from Buildings to Communities".  October 10, 2017.

Download the slides.

Download the mapping exercise.

Political Geography GIS Workshop

Date  October 11, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Introduction to GIS lecture and lab for Gov. 2525 Political Geography Class.

Download the lecture slides.

Download the lab material.

Part-time Visiting Faculty Position in Environmental Studies

Closing Date  Friday, December 1, 2017

Download PDF Announcement  -  The College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting part-time faculty position to teach one course, ENVS 247 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, during the Spring 2018 semester to begin in January 2018. This course is an essential component of the multidisciplinary Environmental Studies (ENVS) major and minor curriculum.


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