Posts Tagged ‘GIS’


Save the date! We’re prepping for GIS Day at DePauw on Nov 16, 2011

November 6th, 2011 by Carol L. Smith

Save the Date… Wednesday, November 16, 2011
3:00 p.m. − 5:00 p.m.
Percy L. Julian Science & Mathematics Center Atrium

A sampling of things you’ll see at this year’s celebration:

Student GIS Projects/Posters
“Bringing Geothermal to DePauw”
“GIS and Survey Archaeology: Geocaching”
“Suitability for Carbon Sequestration Coupled Brine Extraction in the Glen Canyon Group, USA”
“Projects from GEOS 205: Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems)”

Prevo Science Library: GIS Resources

Google™ Earth Activity Station
Google™ Mapmaker Activity Station

There’s something for everyone!
For more information about GIS Day™, visit

Celebrate GIS Day at DePauw on November 17!

November 17th, 2010 by Carol L. Smith

gisday_colorContributed by Beth Wilkerson, FITS GIS Specialist

The GIS Center is hosting its annual GIS Day celebration:

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
3:00 p.m. − 5:00 p.m.
Percy L. Julian Science & Mathematics Center Atrium

National GIS Day is held each year in the third week of November, on the Wednesday during Geography Awareness Week, a geographic literacy initiative sponsored by the National Geographic Society.

Join us at DePauw for GIS Day and . . .

  • Learn about GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Peruse multi-media displays about GIS
  • View posters showing how GIS and spatial technologies are being used at DePauw
  • Talk with colleagues about how they are using GIS in their teaching and research
  • Browse the GIS resources available in the Prevo Science Library
  • Visit the interactive Google™ Earth activity station
  • Enjoy refreshments
  • Win prizes

Find out more about GIS Day at

GIS Center Newsletter – September 2010

September 28th, 2010 by Carol L. Smith

GISlogoThe GIS Center has published its first newsletter for the academic year.

Check out the Newsletter to see what’s happening in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at DePauw, including:

  • DePauw’s GIS Day™ 2010 celebration – November 17, 2010
  • Information about resources available in the GIS Center
  • A nifty Google Earth tool called “Google Earth at Night”