Academic Job for Recent Grad and other Eduction GIS News
Smith College invites applications for a 12-month post-baccalaureate fellowship, with possibility for an additional year, in the Spatial Analysis Lab (part of the Environmental Science and Policy Program). We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about applying map visualization, spatial analysis, and spatial data collection techniques across the curriculum.
For recent grads only, but sounds sweet!
- details and how to apply via @smithGIS
A new video, Introduction to Solar Radiance and Reflectance iGETTConcept Module (Part 1 of 2), is available. "This video introduces why and how to correct Landsat imagery to account for difference in Solar Irradiance (the Sun's energy) due to the changes in the Earth and Sun's geometry - distance and tilt."
- via GeoTech Community College Geospatial Educators Group Members
Skills Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies to Canadian youth. The competition in Ontario is an opportunity for secondary students to test their classroom GIS skills and gain experience in a professional GIS environment.
Students are challenged to answer a spatial question based on a real-world problem, using ArcGIS for Desktop software tools and data. Each team presents a final poster that includes maps that depict results of analysis steps, written statements and/or diagrams that outline the methodologies they used to come up with their final decision, a written summary of the process and a conclusion.