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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,...

Remote sensing of lakes: they're not all just "blue"

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Come join us for an exploration of the remote sensing of lakes! While most common land remote sensing approaches treat surface water as a single class ("blue" most of the time), a great deal of information about the dynamics and water quality of lakes can be...

Mapping it up in VT and NH: getting to know the new online map viewers from VCGI and NH GRANIT

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

VT and NH both have powerful, newly updated online map viewers - Vermont Interactive Map Viewer and GRANITView II. While each viewer is customized to the state's GIS resources, they share a common framework and much of the same functionality. Come for a tour of the new...

Using Trackable Geocoins

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:46 pm EDT - Presented by John McGee

Trackable geocoins provide an exciting mechanism for students to engage with their communities, and to virtually explore communities around the world. These coins can be integrated as part of a 4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program.This Webinar provides...

Campus Nav Mobile App Implementation

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by John McGee

Led by Professor Sandy Stephenson at Southwest Virginia Community College, the GeoTEd team ( completed development of mobile app for campus navigation designed to support colleges and universities. CampusNav makes campus navigation simple by using the current...

Using Community Analyst Online and Business Analyst Online

Friday, January 31, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by John McGee

Community Analyst Online (CAO) and Business Analyst Online (BAO) are user-friendly spatial analysis tools. These online spatial analysis tools allow users to identify custom geographic areas, access ready made demographic and other data, conduct spatial analysis, and generate...

State of the GPS “Apposphere” - Navigating Smartphone Data Collection Apps

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Cary Chadwick, David Dickson, Emily Wilson

A simple search for “GPS” apps in the Apple App store or on Google Play will return thousands of results for free or low cost mapping apps now available on your smartphone. So where do you start? This webinar will start to answer that question. UConn CLEAR has been...

Learning to Map in an ”App” World: discover the power of mapping with your phone

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

The creation and use of digital maps used to require an investment of thousands of dollars and require a significant investment of time. With the evolution of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, many people have enough computing power in their pockets to view...

Getting Started With Python

Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Ivan Brown of the VT Center for Geographic Information will provide a general description of the Python programming language, demonstrate basic Python coding, and present the use of Python within ArcGIS technology.

Using GPS and Bringing the Data into GIS

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

This webinar will demonstrate how to use a consumer-grade GPS receiver to collect data and then bring that data into both QGIS (free and open source) and ArcGIS. DNRGPS (free!) will be demonstrated as a tool for downloading and transforming GPS data into projected shapefile...

Quantum GIS: Data Acquisition and Transformation

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

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 into your QGIS map project. It is easy to do once you learn how to use GPS Tools, Add Delimited Text Layer, and the Coordinate...

Introduction to Quantum GIS (QGIS)

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

This webinar will introduce participants to Quantum GIS (QGIS) a free and open source GIS software program. Concepts covered will include Projects, Data Layers, and the Map View, as well as using the tools and icons available to move around the map.

Introducing gvSIG Desktop version 2.0

Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt

Summary gvSIG is a free, open-source desktop software package with capabilities ranging from GIS data viewing to advanced editing and analysis. This webinar will discuss the newest release of gvSIG (version 2.0) focusing on a comparison between this and previous versions, as...

The promise and the reality of free and open-source desktop GIS software

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt

Join Map@Syst for a webinar on free and open-source GIS software presented by Shane Bradt from UNH Cooperative Extension and hosted by Leslie Pelch from the Vermont Center for Geographic Information. Webinar Overview GIS software has the reputation of being expensive, at...