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Last Week in Review (9/29 – 10/3):

Last week kicked off with the celebration of historic Mountain Day. While the students ventured into the mountains and apple orchards, the Spatial Analysis Lab was processing GPS data collected by Professor Amy Rhodes and Alanna Sparagna, a senior student…

Haley’s Semester Recap Spring 2022

By Haley Schmidt ’22, with commentary from Tracy I’m so excited that I finally got to work with the SAL in my last semester at Smith! Working with Jon and Tracy has been a great experience. I have really enjoyed…

Reports

Semester Reviews Who’s Counting Composition of Users (Academic Year 21-22) Student 49% Faculty 22% Staff 21% Five Colleges, Community Members…etc. 7% Air Traffic Control (2015-present) 0 Drone Flights (-present) 0 Miles 0 °f Hottest Battery Temp Don’t Let Statistics Do…

GIS Day #30DayMapChallenge Day 18 Land Use

Cozy rendition of ///traditional.vintages.primer: This past Wednesday was GIS Day, we coalesced our spatial friends in the Valley and across the state to celebrate the mappiest day of the year. The month of November also marks the #30DayMapChallenge, a call…

Data

The challenges in searching for spatial data are similar to finding data generally – mainly, the personalized nature of data needs in terms of topic, temporal/geographic coverage, scale, and other attributes. To get started, you can reference our finding spatial…

Equipment & Software

Members of our Smith community are welcome to borrow GPS equipment for teaching and research. Please consult the following details and contact Tracy (htien@smith.edu) to schedule a time to learn how to use the equipment and pick up. If you’re…

September 2017 Mystery Map Solution

We concluded the first Mystery Map over the weekend with six entries! Despite the robust difficulty testing (an impressive sample size of two), all the contestants proved to be seasoned map puzzle solvers. The victory belongs to Susannah Howard, who…

Post-election Media Monitoring + Mapathon

This Monday, 11/21, the Spatial Analysis Lab is hosting a Media Monitoring + Mapathon event to support a crowd-sourced map of post-election harassment incidents across the country.  Volunteers will look through reports of harassment incidents in traditional media and public social…

Commercial Drones in Our Backyards?

Please join us for our Commercial Drones in Our Backyards event on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM in John M. Greene Hall, Smith College Campus. Consider: Will drones darken our skies?  Are we subject to staying indoors if…