Summer GPS Workshop

What? Summer GPS Workshop Why? If you have a summer research project, internship, or job that might require you collect GPS data, sign up for the Spatial Analysis Lab GPS Workshop to learn how to use GPS units, optimize the accuracy of your GPS data, and process the data into a finished map product! We’ll […]

Spring 2014 GPS Workshops!

What? The snow has melted (mostly) … the sun is out (mostly) … the semester is winding down (OK, not at all). You know what that means? It’s time for another round of GPS workshops! Why? If you have a summer research project, internship, or job that might require you collect GPS data, sign up […]

Useful Links for Spatial Stats Workshop

These are the sites we will use today during the workshop! T-Test Calculator Moran’s I Web Applet Other useful sites: ESRI Explanation of Global Moran’s I (has some useful illustrations) ESRI Explanation of Local Moran’s I (which also has some useful illustrations) Link to download GeoDa: GeoDa is a free, open-source software package for spatial statistics. You […]

Fall 2013 Spatial Analysis Lab Workshop Series

This fall, the Smith Spatial Analysis Lab will be offering a series of GIS and GPS workshops to Smith and Five College students, faculty, and staff. Whether you are taking or teaching a class that involves spatial data, interested in using geospatial technologies in research, or just want to know what all the fuss is […]

Thursday Oct. 18: GPS & Mobile Data Collection Workshop

We’re happy to announce the first Spatial Analysis Lab workshop of the fall semester! Come to the Spatial Analysis Lab at 4pm on this Thursday, October 18, for Spatial Data Collection: From GPS to iOS. From high-tech GPS units with lasers to easy phone/tablet apps that are always in your back pocket, spatial data collection can strengthen […]

Digital Humanities Workshop Recap

On Monday and Tuesday, August 13-14, the Smith Spatial Analysis Lab teamed up with Amherst College to host a workshop for Five College faculty entitled Spatial Techniques for the Digital Humanities. We had a great two days of discussion, learning, and collaboration, as workshop participants and instructors alike worked through eight themed sessions focusing on […]

Spatial Techniques for Digital Humanities

In collaboration with Amherst College, the Spatial Analysis Lab is developing a spatially themed workshop titled “Spatial Techniques for the Digital Humanities“.  The workshop is part of the Five College Digital Humanities Initiative which promises to enrich curricula and scholarship through digital humanities projects.   The workshop also builds on previous and continued collaboration to […]

Top 5 Skills Needed to be Successful in a GIS Career – free Webinar

Learn the top 5 skills needed to be successful in a GIS career in American Sentinel University’s free Webinar, ‘Top Five Skills You Need to be Successful in a GIS Career’ on September 27 at 1p.m. EDT featuring Dr. Kerski, education manager for Esri and Dr. Devon Cancilla, Dean of business and technology for American […]

Interterm 2011

GIS Interterm Course January 2011 Course – proposal submitted and details coming soon.