2022 AGIC Education and Training Symposium

Save the Date! The 2022 Education and Training Symposium is scheduled for August 30th through September 2nd and will be an in-person event in Prescott.  

Check the AGIC website, AGIC Listserv, or follow-us on social media to get symposium updates, including when registration is open.

Until then, be sure to visit the new AGIC YouTube channel to view recordings of the 2021 Symposium.


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GIS News

Using GIS to Explore Mars

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 4:32pm

Maps are powerful ways for us to appreciate our world. While this is the case on Earth, what about other planets? Recently, the Perseverance rover has landed on Mars, with one of its primary goals being determining life on the planet.


How Maps Affect Perception

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 4:32pm

One thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted is the importance of maps in conveying key data, such as infection trends and active cases. Maps can inform but also deceive, and the pandemic has examples of both. This is also true for other recent disasters such as fires in the Western United States or bushfires in Australia. In fact, deceptive maps have been a long-standing problem that can obfuscate critical information.


Datacubes in GIS

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 4:31pm

Datacubes (or data cubes) are a form of data structure, where data are stored in multidimensional arrays (n-D arrays); the data contain one or more spatial or temporal dimensions. Datacubes provide an effective way to apply analysis on spatiotemporal data, where data incorporate both raster and vector data along with potentially other information.


GIS in real estate

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 4:30pm

Estate agents can apply GIS to their online systems to show potential buyers important information, including flooding risks and land quality. With this information at hand, investors can anticipate potential issues that would ruin their investment. To keep an edge over the online competition, estate agents need to evolve. Below, we guide you through ways estate agents utilize GIS to improve their services to the end-user.


Mapping Our World Saving Lives with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 4:29pm

Depicting the world and its attributes via mapping has been one of the greatest tools in solving human and environmental problems. The “Mapping our World: Saving Lives” episode of the AfricaGeoConvo Podcast, examines the world of  mapping and volunteering, with Geoffrey Kateregga. Geoffrey works with the Humanitarian OSM Team as the community Manager, East Africa Hub. He enjoys impacting the world through volunteering and mapping and encourages more local participation.



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