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Atlanta Studies Symposium: Call for Proposals

Population spot map of the Atlanta area (1945)

Join Atlanta scholars for the First Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium. This day-long symposium will be held on April 26, 2013 in Emory University’s Robert W. Woodruff Library.  Emory University’s Digital Scholarship Commons is now accepting proposals for presentations at the … Continue reading

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GIS and Geospatial Technologies Careers Panel Discussion this Wednesday

GIS Day 2012

Are you contemplating a career in GIS (geographic information systems) or would you like to learn more about professional work in various GIS fields?  If so, the Department of Geosciences, the Geosciences Club, Gamma Theta Upsilon, AIPG, and GSU Career … Continue reading

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GIS Resources and Services Workshop October 30, 2012

Percentage of “Young Achievers” in 2011 by Census Tract and Drinking Places (Bars) in Atlanta

Would you like to create maps or visualize geographic data for your research or your teaching?  Or are you already using maps and data, but want to learn about new GIS resources and services at GSU?  If so, attend the … Continue reading

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Visualize Atlanta’s Past with Historical Atlanta Maps from GSU’s New “Planning Atlanta” Digital Collection

Map of Atlanta: Land Use 1952

The Atlanta metropolitan region has witnessed dramatic change over the past 60 years.  The construction of highways, numerous urban renewal projects, and expansive suburban growth are just a few examples of how Atlanta’s urban form changed during the second half … Continue reading

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Professor David Wilson to Discuss the Political Economy of U.S. Cities

David Wilson, urban and political geographer from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will give a talk titled The Political Economy of U.S. Cities on Friday, March 30, at 4pm in the Colloquium Room on the 8th floor of Library … Continue reading

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Map Your Campus Google Competition

GSU

Being on an urban campus, sometimes it can be difficult to define the space that we call Georgia State University.  With our strange roads/viaducts such as Collins and Courtland, it can be especially challenging to explain to someone how to … Continue reading

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New Resource: SimplyMap

The University Library now offers access to SimplyMap, a user-friendly mapping and social science data resource.  SimplyMap provides access to thousands of variables including demographic, health, business and marketing data.  With this resource you can easily create thematic maps based … Continue reading

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Careers in GIS and Geospatial Technologies Panel Discussion

Are you contemplating a career in GIS (geographic information systems) or would you like to learn more about professional work in various GIS fields?  If so, the Department of Geosciences, Career Services, Gamma Theta Upsilon and the Geosciences Club are … Continue reading

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Open Access Journals in the Geosciences

Faculty and students in the geosciences produce fascinating research on many diverse topics ranging from geochemical analyses of soils and sediments to spatial analyses of urban poverty.  If you publish in the geosciences, you probably want as many people to … Continue reading

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Belize, GIS and Study Abroad

Wondering what to do during Maymester? How does engaging with local communities in Belize while conducting field work for a community GIS (Geographic Information Systems) project sound? The Department of Geosciences is offering a Maymester study abroad course in Belize … Continue reading

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