Sessions Tagged With 'geospatial technology'

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Selecting, Downloading, Displaying, and Understanding Landsat Imagery

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by John McGee

Many educators are interested in offering introduction to remote sensing courses, but may not have access to specialized remote sensing software packages. These software packages are often expensive, and can be complicated to users who lack training and experience. ArcGIS...

Getting Started with Story Maps

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paula Lazrus, Shane Bradt

Summary:Have an interesting historical downtown that you want people to explore? Want to explore a social issue in a spatial context? Have story with a spatial component that would benefit from linking your content to geographic location? If you are looking to share your...

Spatial Analysis in ArcGIS Online

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 3:15 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt

Summary: Spatial Analysis tools in ArcGIS Online are growing more and more useful all the time. This webinar will demonstrate how to use some of the most common analysis tools in ArcGIS Online, which you can begin using in your classroom right away with your ArcGIS...

Managing Geospatial Lessons with Google Tools

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 3:15 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt

Summary: Google has developed a suite of tools which make managing classroom work and projects much easier than it use to be, whether your topic is geospatial in nature (or not)! In this webinar, you'll learn how to use Google Drive, Sites, and Classroom to create...

QGIS Layer Properties: Symbology and Labels

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar will introduce the concept of attribute data and take you through the steps necessary to change the symbology of your data layers and to...

Sight beyond sight: the power of near-infrared imagery for mapping

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Summary:Although near-infrared imagery is becoming more widely available, many users of geospatial data (even GIS professionals) do not appreciate the true power of these images. While most people are familiar with true color images, which represent visible wavelengths in...

QGIS: Data Acquisition and Transformation

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar is all about finding or creating data in various formats (.shp, .csv, .gpx...) and coordinate systems, and figuring out how to bring them...

Introduction to QGIS

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar will introduce participants to how to use QGIS at a very basic level. It is most appropriate for people who understand what GIS is, but have...

Unmanned Aerial Systems for Mapping

Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 10:00 am EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drones have garnered a lot of headlines recently. The term “drone” is often associated with a human-piloted, video-enabled system that is used for recreation, movie production, surveillance, or targeting. In this webinar we will...

Assessing the accuracy of remotely sensed data

Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Summary: Do you know how much to trust an imagery-based map layer? Have you conducted a thorough accuracy assessment of a map you produced with remote sensing? Accuracy assessment has become an essential component of any mapping project and...

ArcGIS Story Maps: an online tool for teachers

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

ArcGIS Online is a free resource for preK-12 educators, and story maps are ArcGIS Online apps that allow users to simply and effectively display maps embedded with photos, videos, text, and audio content. In this webinar, Keighan Chapman and Scott Roper of the Vermont...

How to select the best imagery for your remote sensing project

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Summary: Do you need to understand how to choose a remote sensing approach for your work? This webinar will prepare you to select the best imagery to meet the needs and objectives of your next project. Advantages and disadvantages of...

Remote sensing basics

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Summary:Are you looking to get up to speed with the basics of remote sensing? This webinar will provide an introduction to remote sensing fundamentals including electromagnetic energy, color theory, spectral pattern analysis, and analog vs. digital imagery. Justification...

A tutorial on the new Mapbox Studio

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Build beautiful maps for the web and print using the new cartography toolkit from Mapbox. We'll walk through the basics of the platform: how to load your own data or use the global database of streets,topography and imagery; how to style the map using CartoCSS; and how to turn...

Teachers, start your mapping! Free online GIS in the classroom from Esri and ConnectEd

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

GIS is a powerful, but underused teaching toolGeographic Information System (GIS) has long been seen as a powerful way to engage students in spatial thinking and get them involved in real-world, inquiry-based projects. In spite of the incredible teaching potential of GIS,...