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Monday, November 21st, 2016


Scott's lab hours: M & Tu 1:30-4:30 --- No lab hours on Wed due to break.

Jon's office hours: Tu 1:00-2:30 --- No lab hours on Wed due to break.

Registration for our two interterm courses Fun with Drones and Introduction to GIS opens November 28!

Join Map Club for a mapathon TODAY to contribute to this crowd-sourced map of publicly reported incidents of harassment since the election. See our blog post below to register.
4:30-6:30 in the Spatial Analysis Lab (SR 104). Pizza arrives at 5:30.

Blog Features

Post-election Media Monitoring + Mapathon (11/18) This Monday, 11/21, the Spatial Analysis Lab is hosting a Media Monitoring + Mapathon event to support a crowd-sourced map of post-election harassment incidents across the country.  Volunteers will look through reports of harassment incidents in traditional media and public social media sources, locate the events on a map, and fill out a form of information […]

Third Annual Tofurkey Map (11/15) Are you flying across the world for Thanksgiving break? Or maybe you’re not planning to leave your dorm for five days? In either case, we hope that you’ll contribute to this year’s Tofurkey Map, a tradition started by former Post-Bac Fellow Victoria to document where and how Smithies are spending the holiday!

Drone Course – January 2017 (11/14) The Interterm 2017 Drone Course will offer students an opportunity to learn about drone technology with a focus on mapping and image analysis to support conversation efforts.   In addition to gaining an understanding of the technology, students will learn how to fly drones safely, legally, and responsibly in the national and public airspace. The course […]

Drone Gallery

Clockwise from top left: Northampton reservoir from MacLeish Field Station; photographing one drone with another at MacLeish; canopy gap analysis featured in this Valley Advocate story; a "dronie" of Prof. Bob Newton's geomorphology class at the Bates Shortridge Field Station, Phippsburg, ME.

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