A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 310

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 310
June 26, 2011

Main Topic: Geogames and geoplay

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    Music

  • This week’s podsafe music: “Moscow” by Audrey and Orwell
  • News

  • Esri appoints Dawn Wright as Chief Scientist
  • NSF supports roadmap to 21st century Geography Education
  • Cryosat-2’s first sea-ice map
  • QGIS 1.7.0 ‘Wroclaw’…next up 2.0
  • Web Corner

  • Promise of Place – place-based education initiatives
  • Main topic

  • With a SIG on Geoplay and Geogames coming up at the EsriUC we talk about what these terms mean to us and what we think of the trends.
  • Tip of the Week

  • Geogames and Geoplay Interest Group at the EsriUC, Tuesday, July 12, 4:40, Room 26A
  • Events Corner

  • 4th International Conference on Health GIS : 5-6 August, New Delhi, India
  • GEOINT 2011 : 16-19 October, San Antonio, TX
  • 19th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011) : 1-4 November, Chicago, IL
  • First International Geospatial Geocoding Conference (IGGC) : 6-7 December, Redlands, CA
  • This week, A VerySpatial Podcast is sponsored by Esri
    Getting to Know ArcGIS ModelBuilder, from Esri Press, helps you create tools and automate geoprocessing workflows and models in ArcGIS. The book presents concepts and exercises, and includes examples of models, Python scripts, and custom applications. For more information, visit www.esri.com/esripress.

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    Jesse is Instructor in Geography and a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on the integration of phenomenology and geospatial technologies to study prehistoric cultural landscape. He is a GIS Professional and Registered Professional Archaeologist and holds an MA in Geography and a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology.