BROCK UNIVERSITY MAP LIBRARY

On Tuesday, November 15th, the Map Library hosted GIS Day in partner with Brock Environmental Sustainability Research Unit (BESRU) and the Library Data Research Service. The Map Library was a beehive of activity all day with Introduction to statistics, data and GIS workshops, GIS Jeopardy, trivia contests and guest speakers over pizza lunch and cake!

Members of the Brock Community contributed posters and presentations describing their use of GIS in research and teaching.

Presentations included:

GIS in a predictive model for malaria in Ecuador (Lauren Pinault - Biology)
Brock in Biosphere strategic plan (Sam Purdy – TREN 3P15)
Using GIS to understand water consumption (Blair Carter – Economics)
Using GIS to study the bone density of female adolescents (Sabrina Imam – Health Sciences)
Deindustrialization in St. Catharines (Michael Ripmeester – Geography)
Mapping the terroir effects of winter hardiness on Riesling and Cab Franc grapes (Mary Jasinski, Andy Reynolds – CCOVI)
LiDAR and ArcGIS in forest volume assessment (Neal Pilger – Geography)
MARS Research: Calculating Chasma Volume (Alicia Hore – Earth Sciences)
Niagara Region ecosystems services
(Brad May – TREN)

Additional posters on display:

War of 1812
See the Difference Base Data Can Make
Scholars GeoPortal
Visualize Research in the Book Trade
GIS in Teaching

To learn more about GIS visit ArcGIS at Brock!

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GIS day cake

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