What's New

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.

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Upcoming Events

March 1, 2017 -
12:00pm to 12:59pm

With ArcGIS Desktop eventually being phased out in 2022, now is an excellent time to familiarize yourself with Esri’s newer GIS software package, ArcGIS Pro. From now until...

March 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

This hour-long workshop introduces participants to DigitalGlobe Basemap, an online application for browsing and downloading global high resolution commercial satellite imagery...

March 10, 2017 -
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...

March 23, 2017 -
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 activities...

March 30, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Google Earth Engine is a platform for cloud-based digital image processing and visualization. Petabytes of public satellite imagery are stored and organized for use with the...

April 13, 2017 -
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 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for our monthly lunchtime speaker series featuring tutorials and project presentations related to geospatial research happening at the University of Minnesota. 

April 21, 2017 -
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 activities...

April 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

This three-hour, hands-on workshop will look at the different standards for storing spatial data (shapefiles, databases, and file formats) and will assess the advantages and...

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

Join us for our monthly lunchtime speaker series featuring tutorials and project presentations related to geospatial research happening at the University of Minnesota.