November 14th is known in certain circles worldwide as “GIS Day”, a day to learn about, marvel at, and share the innovative research and application of geospatial data. Using data from GPS devices, satellites, even smart-phones, GIS tools and skill sets are becoming ever more important for understanding our world and our place in it. Join our local UW community and learn more about what we’re doing on campus, tomorrow! Check out the itinerary here.
Human activity in the Puget Sound region of Washington State has caused an uptick in the nitrogen level fueling algae growth. But how can this urgent environmental challenge be communicated to the general public? Students in the University of Washington’s Master’s Program in GIS created a solution. Read more here!
The University of Washington will be hosting GIS Day on November 14, 2012, aligning with similar events worldwide. Events will take place all over campus, and will include:
Are you interested in attending, or even presenting? Check out these links to get involved! Student projects competition is still open; UW Students at all academic levels are invited to submit entries that demonstrate GIS, remote sensing, and other geospatial projects. Cash prizes! Abstract submission deadline is November 1!
The Nisqually Indian Tribe received a Special Achievement in GIS Award at the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California held July 25, 2012. Read more about this great achievement here!