David DiBiase, ESRI’s Education Director, will be on campus Thursday, November 1, to present an introduction to GIS—geographic information system. The layered mapping capabilities of GIS provide powerful visual information for any discipline, and ESRI is a “gold standard” for GIS among academic communities and the federal government. Come find out how it works and how it can enhance your teaching and research.
As an introduction to David DiBiase , SCU Professors Iris Stewart-Frey (Environmental Studies and Sciences) and Ed Maurer (Civil Engineering) will share how they and their students currently use GIS in teaching and research.
WHEN: Thursday, November 1, noon - 1 p.m.
WHERE: Learning Commons, Taping/Viewing Room A (first floor)
Brown-bag lunch, with light snacks and beverages provided
For more on GIS:
2:17 min. video / ESRI
The Geospatial Revolution
17:45 min. video, 4 parts: Climate Change, Hunger, Tracking Disease, Mapping Power to the People / Penn State Public Broadcasting
GIS for Higher Education
“Digital Maps Are Giving Scholars the Historical Lay of the Land,” New York Times, July 26, 2011.
Hosted by SCU Library
For more information, contact Christa Bailey: email@example.com
Please direct ADA/504 accommodation requests to Terry Hingston (408-554-6830, TTY 1-800-735-2929)
at least 72 hours prior to the event.