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The 2024 AGIC Education and Training Symposium will be held in Prescott, Arizona at the Prescott Resort and Conference Center on August 27 - August 30, 2024.  Registration is now open, with early bird registration rates available until July 26th.  Visit the symposium website for registration details and other information.



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GIS News

Landsat is the Longest Running Earth Imagery Program

Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 1:31pm

With satellites in orbit since 1972, the Landsat program is the longest running Earth observation program.


Teaching GIS to Kids to Help Them Learn Spatial Skills

Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 1:30pm

This article lists a few tips and resources to point you in the right direction to teaching your kids about GIS and mapping.


Teaching GIS to Kids to Help Them Learn Spatial Skills

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 9:33am

Have you ever wanted your child to understand what it is you do all day long? It’s difficult enough to explain to an adult layperson what the field of Geographic Information Systems is; knowing where to start explaining GIS to kids can be even harder. That said, GIS is a fascinating field that can be both educational and enjoyable for kids.


This Tools Helps You Figure Out Which Satellite Bands to Use for Remote Sensing

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 9:32am

There are a slew of satellite imagery options, each offering a range of bands which can be used to measure soil, water, vegetation, and more. Remote sensing technology, utilized by satellites and airborne sensors, captures images of the Earth in multiple wavelengths of light. Using remote sensing of satellite imagery, scientists and researchers identify and classify materials on the Earth’s surface or in the atmosphere by analyzing how these materials interact with light.


How the 10X Region Can Prepare for Climate Migration with Abrahm Lustgarten

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 9:30am

The Ten Across geography reveals many aspects of the entire nation’s future, particularly the ways climate change will reshape where we choose to live and why. This southernmost tier of the country is a natural focus for examinations of climate trendlines and the tipping points for human habitability.



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