May in Review

See what the Spatial Analysis Lab (SAL) has been up to in the great month of May: 1. Student Support 2. Faculty Support 3. Campus Connections 4. Outreach   1. Student Support Senior week workshops (5/12 – 5/15): In the week after finals and leading up to graduation, commonly called Senior Week, we hosted a series of informal […]

November in Review

Well, November was quite a busy month. So busy,  in fact,  that we were unable to spend time writing weekly updates to post. Our review covers the entire month of November and is organized by type of work: Overview Class Support 1. Study of Women and Gender 230 2. Spaces of Mexico (SoMec) 3. ENV201/202 4. Soc232 Student […]

Esri User Conference Report

This summer Jon and Victoria ventured out to San Diego, California for Esri’s annual User Conference. Our good friends at Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute – the company that brings you products like ArcMap and ArcGIS Online) put together this conference each year that attracts over 15,000 GIS users from all across the country and […]

Spring NEARC 2012

Smith College once again hosts the “Biggest Little Most Reasonably Priced GIS (BLRPGIS) Conference in New England”.  Abstracts are in and planning is well under way as we prepare to host our 9th annual spring NEARC (Northeast ArcInfo Users Group) Conference.  We are still accepting poster entries. The preliminary schedule is now available.  Some highlights include: Updates from […]

GIS and Community Health Planning Conference

Papers presented at the University at Albany School of Public Health 7th annual GIS and Public Health conference are now available and include: “All Public Health is Local” : The Community Perspective on GIS and Public Health Russell Kirby, University of South Florida Creating Community Health Indicators Using Spatial Smoothing, Aggregation and Masking Thomas Talbot, […]