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State of the Lab Summer 2021

The physical SAL (Sabin-Reed 104) is open during the Clark Science Center hours – Monday-Friday 7am-6pm, and any Smith student, staff, or faculty with a valid OneCard has card access Monday-Friday 6pm-11pm and weekends 8am-10pm. The Lab is available for in-person use and the computers are designated as in-person or remote access. To use ArcMap, ArcPro, and ArcGIS Online (like StoryMaps), please refer to Software Use & Access. If you want to learn GIS during the summer, please start with the FAQ section, use the Learning Resources, or take a summer class at UMass Amherst. Check out the Calendar for upcoming events, and subscribe to the mapmonsters listserv for SAL updates (email mapmonsters-join@div3lists.smith.edu). Please get in touch for inquiries beyond the scope of the FAQ

WHAT WE DO...

CURRICULUM CONSULTATION
Consult with faculty to incorporate spatial analysis & spatial storytelling in courses, including lectures, developing lab exercises
RESEARCH

Support faculty and student scholarship

WORKSHOPS

Host workshops & Mapathons

DATA
Steward campus and regional spatial data collection for learning and research
FIELDWORK

Conduct fieldwork employing drones and GPS

GIS INSTRUCTION

GIS software instruction, including online, face-to-face, and open lab/office hours

CARTOGRAPHY

Print and digital cartography

COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE

Exchange spatial insights and collaborate on mapping with campus partners and beyond Smith

We can map that