Using GIS to Investigate the Ecological Effects of Urban Sprawl

Smith students and faculty who are interested in Environmental Science and Policy, Geoscience, or Ecology should check out this week’s Sigma Xi talk on using GIS to investigate the ecological effects of urban sprawl! Cory Keeler, the Spatial Analysis Lab post-bac fellow, will be speaking about the role of spatial analysis in identifying areas where […]

15 minute USGS maps

We now have historic 15 minute USGS maps for Massachusetts in our Special Collections data library. These maps were acquired from the Harvard GeoSpatial Library which is a great resource for mappers and historians alike. You can now access these maps “locally” from our server – geogisdataspecial_collectionsma_15min_quads Enjoy….

Digital USGS Topographic map sheets for entire US available

tarting in January, 2006, you will have access to all USGS topographic map sheets from within ArcGIS. National Geographic’s TOPO! Professional Suite for ArcGIS will be installed in the Spatial Analysis Lab during Interterm. Instructions and demonstrations will be scheduled soon. Special thanks to the Library (especially, the Science Library) for purchasing the software and […]