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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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 (www.geoted.org) 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...