Northwestern University

Oct
16
Fri 12:00 PM

GIS in Research and Teaching

When: Friday, October 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   847.467.2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

NU Library is expanding services to support the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in research and teaching. This session of Faculty & Fellows will introduce the capabilities of the software and the range of services available to faculty, staff and students. A case study of how GIS was used in an undergraduate international studies course will demonstrate the potential of using spatial analysis for investigating research questions.

This session will be led by:

Kelsey Rydland, GIS/Data Analyst in the NU Library
Ann Aler, Geospatial / Cartographic Specialist in the NU Library
Galya Ruffer, Director, Center for Forced Migration Studies, Buffett Institute for Global Studies
Matthew Pietrus, Program Assistant, Program on African Studies

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