Association of American Geographers, Jonathan Mayer, in Discussions with National Institutes of Health

Several prominent geographers who do research on health and disease, led by the AAG, are working collaboratively with several institutes at NIH to explore establishing a spatial analysis and GIS infrastructure that would be cross-institute and cross-center at NIH. UW Professor of Geography and Epidemiology Jonathan Mayer is one of the 5 leaders of Click to Read More

Tim Nyerges Named to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

Faculty member Tim Nyerges has been named to the pretigious National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. Tim sees this appointment as part of his long-time efforts to spread the word about geospatial research and education to government and industry leaders, as well as an opportunity to stimulate innovation Click to Read More

Geovisualization, Crowdsourcing & Interactive Crisis Mapping

Ushahidi is one of several new nonprofits  specializing in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping, providing tools for communities to crowdsource real-time information using SMS, email, Twitter and the web.  Actively engaged in responses to everything from the Haitian earthquake to the Kenyan Click to Read More

Undergraduate Research Position Available with Cape Krusenstern Project

The Cape Krusenstern project is looking for an undergraduate student hourly employee with GIS and Adobe Illustrator experience to help us out with some projects Winter Quarter.

Undergraduate Research Assistant: GIS/Adobe Illustrator Specialist Cape Krusenstern Human-Environmental Dynamics Project

Salary/position type: $12/hour, part time UW student position Appointment period: Winter Quarter 2011 Application due: Dec Click to Read More