On November 17, 2021, Vassar College Earth Science and Geography Department and Hudson Valley Mappers (the Vassar College-based chapter of Youth Mappers) hosted an online GIS Day event featuring student, faculty, and staff speakers from various departments across campus including Environmental Studies, the Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns, Hudson Valley Mappers, Library Digital Scholarship & Technology Services, and Academic Computing Services. Presentations spanned a wide variety of topics, including: Spatial analysis of data from wildlife camera traps at Hubbard Brook experimental forest Local pollinator pathways and heat Island mapping projects Local tree canopy analysis and environmental justice mapping and other Hudson Valley Mappers projects Mapping tools for websites you can…
Need a website? Before you pay for hosting and support off-campus, let’s review the resources you have available to you as a member of the Vassar Community. We’ll provide an overview of Google Sites, pages.vassar.edu, and our new resource : vassarspaces.net – where we empower users to become sys admins and install their own apps (WordPress, Scalar, Omeka and more!). Led by Baynard Bailey of Academic Computing Services and Nicole Scalessa of Digital Scholarship and Technology Services.