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1949 Atlanta Aerial Mosaic Project Reveals Built Environment Change

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It is no secret that Atlanta’s built environment is in a state of near constant change and anyone familiar with Atlanta will most likely note the apparent lack of “old buildings.”  While “old buildings” may be an ill-defined term, when … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Big Data Talk by Dr. Tony Grubesic, Thursday, February 27th

The Department of Geosciences will host Dr. Tony Grubesic of Oregon State University this Thursday, February 27th at 4pm in the Student Center, suite 274 for a seminar titled “Big Data Computing for Protecting Critical Infrastructure Systems.” Dr. Tony Grubesic’s … Continue reading

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Snow Jam 2014: Planning Atlanta, Ryan Gravel, and a Car-Dependent Region

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Photo Credit: William Brawley Few people can honestly deny that last week’s snow storm in Atlanta was a metropolitan-wide utter calamity.  Reflecting on the event that quickly became known as “Snow Jam 2014”, Ryan Gravel, Atlanta Beltline visionary, posed the … Continue reading

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University Library Digitizes Research Atlanta Reports

Georgia State University Library is creating a digital collection of reports from Research Atlanta, Inc.  We hope that this collection will serve as a significant resource for students and researchers who study current and past public policy issues faced by … Continue reading

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How a Densely Populated Neighborhood Became Turner Field: A Map Essay

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With the unexpected announcement that the Braves will leave the Atlanta neighborhood of Summerhill for suburban Cobb County, many in the city are left to speculate what will become of the Turner Field complex after the Braves make their departure.  … Continue reading

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Second Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium

Georgia State University’s Cities Initiative, the Department of Geosciences and Emory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship invite proposals for presentations at the Second Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium. The day-long symposium will be held April 4, 2014 at Georgia State University … Continue reading

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Workshop Series: Demographic Maps and Data Made Easy

Would you like to learn about using demographic data or creating maps with demographic data, but don’t really know where to start?  Would your research or teaching benefit from spatially visualizing demographic data?  Would you like to learn how to … Continue reading

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Dr. Daniel Block to Give Talk on “Community Geography, Food Deserts, and the Power of Maps”

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Dr. Daniel Block of Chicago State University will give a talk on “Community Geography, Food Deserts, and the Power of Maps” on Tuesday, February 19 at 4:30 pm in the Petit Science Center, room 124. Dr. Block is a professor … Continue reading

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GIS and Demographic Data Workshops

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Are you interested in learning more about new GIS and demographic data resources and applications that are available for research and teaching?  Would you like to create maps or visualize demographic data with easy to use web-based resources?  If so, … Continue reading

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