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April 25, 2017

Recording Now Available: U-Spatial Brown Bag Series: Rachel Stobb, Sedimentation Sources on the Banks of Plum Creek

Click here to watch Rachel's presentation.

April 5, 2017

The University of Minnesota Geographic Information Science (GISc) community seeks applications for the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium Student Scholarship Program. One undergraduate and one graduate student will each receive an award to represent the University at the Student Scholarship competition session at the Minnesota GIS/LIS Annual Conference in Fall 2017.

More information on how to apply 

March 23, 2017

You have to check out the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal - https://geo.btaa.org/

January 31, 2017

The Informatics Interest Group is hosting a GIS-themed talk tomorrow. Louai Alarabi will talk about SpatialHadoop, an open source MapReduce extension designed specifically to handle huge datasets of spatial data on Apache Hadoop.

Who: Louai Alarabi 
What: SpatialHadoop, MapReduce
When: Wednesday, Feb 1st 2017, 3:30 PM
Where: Walter Library, room 585

January 23, 2017

We're back for spring semester with fresh workshops and more sections than ever. As always, our instructor-led workshops are free for UMN students, faculty, and staff. External participants pay just $50/course. Register today, classes fill up fast!

January 9, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
Lind 305
Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

December 19, 2016

Having unparalleled access to high-resolution commercial imagery has created exciting new opportunities for furthering research and learning on campus.

December 7, 2016

New datasets, a brand new Geoportal, and other new acquisitions from the Borchert Map Library.

November 2, 2016

Are you a student looking for an internship? We're keeping track of opportunities and regularly updating this space with postings. Click on the title above to view the most recent internhips and opportunities.

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May 4, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

According to the United Nations, up to 30,000 people died every month during the height of the 2011 famine which affected parts of East Africa. By late 2010, MODIS imagery from...