2021 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

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GIS News

The National Park Service Launched a Brand-New App

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:26pm

Forget visiting the app store every time you visit a national park. This new, free release provides all kinds of maps, must-hike trails, food recommendations, and more for national parks.


Mentoring Leadership and Building Skills in the Geospatial Community

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:22pm

Listen to a podcast that discusses some of the key skills needed to become an effective geospatial specialist.


Geospatial Big Data and Preventing Violence

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:18pm

A recent World Economic Form blog has highlighted varied efforts that attempt to mitigate violence at different scales, with geospatial data often a core feature of different methods discussed in these tools.


The Bystander Effect With Crowdsourcing GIS Data

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:16pm

Recent research has found people are less inclined to volunteerily contribute data if they know others are already doing so, which could negatively affect sites that rely on volunteered data, such as Waze or OpenStreetMap.


New GIS Dataset on the Interconnection Between Urban Centers and Rural Areas

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:00pm

A freely downloadable GIS dataset shows the diversity of urban-rural systems worldwide and the importance of the links between cities of different sizes and their surrounding rural areas.



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