The Map of Inclusive Spaces and Symbols (MISS) at Harvard is an interactive web application that visualizes spaces around campus. MISS is hiring a graduate research assistant for 6 weeks at 15-20 hours per week.
The graduate data analyst will work closely with the MISS team in the fall semester to lead the creation of a dataset to be later geocoded. The dataset needs to be optimized for the creation of a web-based tool for crowdsourcing geospatial information. Tasks include creating and maintaining an Excel dataset to collect and convert geographical data that...
The Map of Inclusive Spaces and Symbols (MISS) at Harvard is an interactive web application that visualizes spaces around campus.
MISS is hiring an undergraduate research assistant for 6 weeks at 15-20 hours per week. The research assistant will work closely with the MISS team over the fall 2020 semester to conduct a landscape analysis and build out content for the MISS online map. Tasks will include leading outreach to schools on their inclusive symbols and spaces, researching the history of symbols and spaces at Harvard, and other tasks as needed.
Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University
The Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) is looking to fill a part time GIS Specialist position. Work includes GIS data processing, geodatabase editing, spatial analysis, geocoding, image georeferencing, network routing, cartographic mapping, producing 3D and temporal visualization, GPS data post processing, image analysis, and web based mapping system usage and testing.
The Fisher Prize for excellence in GIS will be given to one graduate and one undergraduate student who must be enrolled in the academic year and in good standing to be considered for the award. Group projects are allowed - just submit as one entry. The Prize is a cash award of $500 each given to the top undergraduate and graduate entries.
Update: Normally Fisher Prize poster submissions are presented at the annual CGA conference. However due to the conference's COVID-19 related postponement, the 2020 competition...
CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room (Thursday afternoon) and Tsai Auditorium (Friday all-day)
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves rapidly around the globe, many of our invited speakers are playing a key role at the forefront in combatting the disease. The organizing committee and sponsors recently reevaluated the situation, and decided to postpone the event until a later date, when we can hold it safely onsite (exact date undetermined at this time). We hope this will ease the current stress on our speakers and participants alike,...