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December 2017

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HIGHLIGHTS

CGA NEWS

 

Illuminating Space and Time in Data Science will be the CGA Annual Conference, to be held April 26th and April 27th, 2018.   For more information and to Register please visit our conference webpage

 

Both the 2018 Fisher Prize for excellence in GIS and the ESRI EDC Student of the Year Award are open for applications from Harvard students.

Read more about applying for both prizes.

 

 CGA's Monthly GIS Presentations - come join the discussion

 

CGA FACULTY AFFILIATE PUBLICATIONS

"The Space Between Us".
Author: Ryan Enos (Harvard, Dept of Government).
Published by: Cambridge University Press (October 2017)
Description and Table of Contents

 

HARVARD GIS COMMUNITY NEWS

Map of the Month Winner for November 2017 is the Kansas City Digital Inclusion Map by the data team of the Kansas City and Chris Crosby of Xaqt. This contest is sponsored by Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Contest Info

 

CGA Director Jason Ur presented Drones and Archeology Case Studies during Day 2 of the ESRI Imagery Education Summit, held in Redlands, CA, Nov 9th - 10th, 2017. An overview of the Two Day conference with photos and links to materials is available on Storify: DAY ONE - DAY TWO

 

CONFERENCES, CALLS & JOBS

Job: Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking an adjunct Instructor to teach Geographic Information Systems (GIS) during the spring 2018 term (January through April 2018) to graduate architecture students.. Open until filled Read more

Scholarship: 2018 NEGIS Scholarship provides monetary support to qualified students who have secured a GIS internship. Application Deadline is January 8th Read more

CFP: Call for presentations in the GIScience research sessions at ESRI User Conference 2018 to be held at the Esri International Users Conference, July 9-13, 2018, San Diego, California. Application Deadline: December 15th. Read more

NEWS ON GIS RESEARCH AND SERVICES

            

ESRI Landsat Explorer (ESRI)

Paul Salopek's Central Asian Silk Route (Out of Eden Walk)

Layers of London Historical Web Map

Global Wind Atlas (Dutch Tech Univ & World Bank)

IPUMSR package can load NGHIS Data (Minnesota Population Center)

Using ACS 2016 data via TidyCensus in R (Kyle Walker and Ilya Kashnitsky)

Great Circle Mapper between Airports (Karl Schwartz)

Mapping the Southern California Fires (ESRI)

    

 

The CGA Newsletter is published monthly. Editor of this issue: Lex Berman.

Year  2017