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Wednesday, February 06, 2013

UVI Research Center and other Education GIS News

The University of the Virgin Islands unveiled a state-of-the-art research center for geographic and spatial data Wednesday [1/29].

A $500,000 renovation of the annex that housed the business offices was funded by the Virgin Islands Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and the National Science Foundation. ...

As well as providing new learning opportunities for students, the center will supply local and federal government agencies with data they need to update and create emergency response systems, disaster mitigation plans and watershed management plans. The data will aid local government planners in the creation of the street naming system and the maintenance of the sex offender registry, according to UVI professor Costas Alexandridis.

- VIrgin Islands Daily News

Two free training sessions on “Census Data Resources for GIS Users” will be offered by Texas A&M University Libraries at the Evans Library Annex, Room 116 A.

9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. a.m. Friday, Feb.15, 2013

9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. a.m. Friday, March 08, 2013

Open to students and faculty/staff, but you must complete a free Esri intro course and bring the certificate of completion to the session.

- Details

To help the growing community of GIS users in North Carolina, the Institute for Transportation Research and Education Research (ITRE) at North Carolina State University has partnered with eGIS Associates (eGIS), a recognized leader in providing Geospatial Services, to offer a variety of GIS Training courses. These classes will cover a breath of topics from beginner to advanced levels.

Most popular courses? Intro to ArcGIS and Intro to ModelBuilder.

- press release

by Adena Schutzberg on 02/06 at 04:38 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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