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GIS Institute winter 2019 application deadline extended to October 31st

October 26, 2018

Twice a year the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) offers a two-week program of intensive training in geographic information systems (GIS). The program is designed for Harvard graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty who want to learn spatial analysis and apply GIS methods in their research. No previous GIS training required. See GIS Institute for more information.

The next offering will be on January8th – 18th, 2019. There are still some seats open at this time. Application deadline has...

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CGA staff Jeff Blossom receives Bok Center Teaching Award

September 20, 2018

Among the Department of Anthropology recipients of Bok Center Teaching Awards for Spring 2018 is Jeffrey Blossom, who received his Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for Teaching Fellows, Teaching Assistants and Course Assistants.  Jeff was the Teaching Fellow for course ANTHRO 2020 - GIS & Spatial Analysis In Archaeology.

Patch for ArcGIS 10.6.1 (Desktop, Engine, Server) Buffering Degenerated Polygon

September 18, 2018
Esri released a patch for ArcGIS Desktop, Server and Engine. It addresses an issue where calling the Buffer method on a polygon, which is created from a degenerate envelope, causes a failure. This patch is required for all 10.6.1 users and Esri recommends that you install this patch at your earliest opportunity. To apply this patch, please following instructions on https://support.esri.com/en/download/7636. Read more about Patch for ArcGIS 10.6.1 (Desktop, Engine, Server) Buffering Degenerated Polygon