1. Penn IUR's MUSA Earth Day: GIS and the Environment


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    The Penn Institute for Urban Research and the Masters of Urban Spatial Analytics celebrated Earth Day with leaders in the field of GIS. Keynote Lunch Speaker: Dr. Marc Imhoff (NASA) “Gray Wave of the Great Transformation: A Satellite View of Urbanization, Climate Change, and Food Security” Dr. Matt Nicholson (EPA) “The Use of GIS in Landscape Analysis and Conservation Planning” Kristopher DeNardi (EPA) “The Use of GIS in Assessing Potential Environmental Impacts from Mining Activities” Jonathan Smith (USGS) Land Use/Cover Change Modeling for Biological Carbon Sequestration Estimation Angela Sakrison (Master Student, Environmental Studies) “Identifying Suitable Land in South Jersey for Inland Migration of Wetlands in Response to Sea Level Rise”

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    • Webinar (2012/05/31) | Workshop Geotecnologias do INPE


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      Realizadores: MundoGEO e Inpe Sobre: Este workshop teve como objetivo dar um panorama geral dos principais produtos em geoinformática desenvolvidos na Divisão de Processamento de Imagens e na Divisão de Sensoriamento Remoto, do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais. Programação: • SPRING: Carlos Felgueiras | Tecnologista • TerraLib e Aplicativos: Emiliano Castejon | Tecnologista • TerraHidro: Uma Plataforma para desenvolvimento de Modelos Hidrológicos Distribuídos: Sergio Rosim | Tecnologista • TerraMA2: Uma Plataforma para Monitoramento, Análise e Alerta de Extremos Ambientais: Eymar Lopes | Tecnologista • Monitoramento da cana de açúcar via imagens de satélite: Bernardo Rudorff | Pesquisador Titular Indicação: Usuários e desenvolvedores de sistemas de informação geográfica e gestores de projetos na área ambiental. Webinars MundoGEO: Os webinars MundoGEO têm objetivo educacional e informativo, sobre tecnologia, cases e tendências no setor geoespacial. A metodologia de seminários a distância está alinhada às demandas globais por atualização profissional em um curto espaço de tempo, sem necessidade de deslocamentos, tanto dos palestrantes e mediadores como dos participantes. Os participantes podem interagir com os apresentadores, enviando suas questões através do chat. Após os webinars, são enviados certificados digitais de participação a todos que estiveram online nas sessões.

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      • Scholars' Lab GIS Day 2012


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        Scholars' Lab celebrated GIS Day 2012 with lightning round presentations by speakers from across Grounds and around the greater Charlottesville area. This is the audio of the talks, along with the each speaker's slides.

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        • Penn IUR MUSA Earth Day Event: Urban Strategies and Innovations for a Sustainable Planet


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          Penn IUR and MUSA's Annual Earth Day event, a conversation about the changing role that cities, government, and technology play in addressing issues of environmental urgency.

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          • GITA Panel: Not your father's approach to geodata creation and sharing


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            A very interesting panel discussion from the GITA conference held in Phoenix, AZ, in April 2010, looking at trends in geodata creation and sharing. Featuring Steve Coast, founder of OpenStreetMap and Cloudmade, James Fee, blogger and evangelist at WeoGeo, Ron Lake, Chairman and CEO of Galdos, and Andrew Turner, CTO of FortiusOne, and moderated by Peter Batty of Ubisense.

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            • Gabriel’s Map: Cartography and Corpography in Modern War


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              Dr. Derek Gregory University of British Columbia January 25, 2013 - Social Theory Lecture "Gabriel’s Map: Cartography and Corpography in Modern War"

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              • MUSA Earth Day Lecture: Urbanization in the Anthropocene: What’s Ahead for Energy, Climate, and Food Security?


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                On Monday, April 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Marc Imhoff, deputy director, Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/University of Maryland will present a selection of recent work from NASA and the Joint Global Change Research Institute around urbanization, the carbon cycle, and building energy demand in a changing climate. Response will be given by John Landis, Crossways Professor of City and Regional Planning; department chair; Urban Spatial Analytics Academic Director, Penn Design. For more information, visit /musagisearthday.eventbrite.com.

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                • Harnessing Map 3D and ESRI


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                  Rick Chappell with CADsoft Consulting demonstrates the amazing power gained by leveraging Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D together with ESRI.

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