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CGA Newsletter October 2017 PDF (Download)
- Winter GIS Institute Applications by Oct 20th
- CGA's Monthly GIS Presentations
- World Historical Gazeetter Project
- Map of the Month Contest
- On the Front Lines of Famine
- 1.5 Million Non-Profits Mapped with Python and Carto
- Animating 17 Million Vaccinations
- More ...
GIS INSTITUTE Applications
Please note the deadline for submitting applications to attend the CGA GIS Institute Winter 2018 is October 20th, 2017.
CGA's Monthly GIS Presentations - come join the discussion
"Data-Driven Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities", presented by Shan Jiang (MIT). Thursday, October 5th, 2017. 12:00pm-1:30pm. Room S354, CGIS South building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA.
ABCD-GIS Presentation Series
"Using R for Spatial Analysis, with an Example for Mapping Forest Biomass", presented by Tina Cormier.(Tellus Labs) Thursday, October 19th, 2017. 12:00-1:30pm. Room S354, CGIS South building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA.
World Historical Gazetteer Project
The inaugural advisory committee meeting of the World Historical Gazetteer Project was held at the University of Pittsburgh, Sep 8th-9th, 2017. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the WHG will provide a core gazetteer and Linked Open Data framework for combining placename indexes for all regions and periods of human history. Read more in the Meeting Notes.
HARVARD GIS COMMUNITY NEWS
Map of the Month
CONFERENCES, CALLS & JOBS
Conference: State of the Map will be held in Boulder, CO. Oct 20-22. Read More
Job Opening: Harvard Chan School of Public Health has announced a position for Postdoctoral Data Scientist: GIS and mHealth to work on large scale environmental health and mobile health geospatial data. Read more
Job Opening: College of Holy Cross (Worcester, MA) invites applications for Visiting Part-time Faculty to teach one course Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. Read more
CFP: Call for presentations in the GIScience research sessions at ESRI User Conference 2018 to be held at the Esri International Users Conference, July 9-13, 2018, San Diego, California. Read more
NEWS ON GIS RESEARCH AND SERVICES
The CGA Newsletter is published monthly. Editor of this issue: Lex Berman.