Latest News

January 22, 2016

New datasets, an updated Spatial Data @ University of Minnesota application, and other new acquisitions from the Borchert Map Library.

January 5, 2016

ArcGIS Servers and maps.umn.edu not available January 8-10.

December 9, 2015

The next monthly meet-up for faculty and students interested in DASH methods and practices will be held in the LATIS space in 110 Anderson Hall. Ryan Mattke, Head of the Borchert Map Library, will give a talk about a range of geohumanities projects in which the Borchert Map Library has been involved. Please join us for coffee and keen discussion.

November 11, 2015

Featuring the Borchert Lecture and celebrating GIS Day!

Friday, November 20, 2015
Venue: Ralph Rapson Hall
12:00 to 5:00 pm

An event to highlight the spatial activities happening at the University of Minnesota. The event is free and open to the public.

For details, see https://uspatial.umn.edu/spatialForum

November 9, 2015

New datasets, an updated Spatial Data @ University of Minnesota application, and other new applications from the Borchert Map Library.

October 20, 2015
"The Story of Climate Data"
Dr. Thomas Peterson
President, World Meteorology Organization's Commission for Climatology
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:00pm
More information is available from the Minnesota Climatology Working Group.

Upcoming Events

February 19, 2016 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and...

April 1, 2016 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on...

April 7, 2016 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and...

April 13, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

We work with Geodatabases and shapefiles every day, but have you ever wondered about how the data is stored in a Geodatabase? Or did you know you can use SQL to perform...

April 14, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Terra Populus: Integrated Data on Population and Environment

Terra Populus will integrate the world’s population and environmental data, including...

April 29, 2016 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and...

May 4, 2016 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on...