Geospatial News & Events

Spring Semester 2022

Data & Viz Drop-in

Geospatial data questions? Need help with your R scripts? Want to tell your data story graphically? Need help with managing your data? Meet with the Data Cooperative Specialists to get help with your data needs on Tuesdays, 9-11 AM, with in person sessions at CATalyst Studios in the Main Library or virtually when available.



Thursday, January 27, 2022

AZGeo Tips & Tricks: Geospatial Seminar Series

This presentation will provide tips and tricks for users, both public and registered, to get the most out of the modernized state geospatial clearinghouse, AZGeo.  Topics will include searching, data download and upload, metadata creation, best practices for data tagging, content organization, connecting to ArcGIS Pro, and more.  Join Kasey and the AZGeo team for an interactive and insightful tour of AZGeo.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Open Street Map: Geospatial Seminar Series

Open Street Map Seminar with Maggie Cawley

Friday, February 18, 2022

Web-based Storytelling: An Introduction to ArcGIS StoryMaps

Want to make a map that will help you share the stories being uncovered through your research and make them accessible to a broader audience? Want to give your students an opportunity to engage with spatial thinking and work on an exciting digital project? ArcGIS StoryMaps allows you to weave an inspiring and interactive narrative by combining text, maps, and multimedia content – images, videos, and embeds – to communicate information through engaging and user-friendly web mapping applications.

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Thursday, March 3, 2022

City of Tucson GIS: Geospatial Seminar Series

City of Tucson GIS Seminar with Laura Sharp

Friday, March 18, 2022

Web-based Storytelling: Level Up Your StoryMaps

This workshop is a continuation of "Web-based Storytelling: An Introduction to ArcGIS StoryMaps." Attendees will learn the basics of ArcGIS Online in order to introduce unique and custom map elements into their StoryMaps. The workshop will cover advanced StoryMap creation tips and tricks to allow for completing projects at a professional level. Skills presented include combining text with maps, multimedia content, images, videos, and embeds – to communicate information through engaging and user-friendly StoryMaps.

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April 1-3, 2022

State of the Map US 2022
Join the OpenStreetMap community at State of the Map US 2022. Connect with other mappers, businesses, government agencies, and non profits, all collaborating around the free and editable map of the world. Share your vision for the project, learn how to work with OpenStreetMap data, and hack on the latest mapping improvements. In-person conference will be held in Tucson, Arizona at the University of Arizona.


Friday, April 15, 2022

Web-based Storytelling: StoryMaps for Communicating Research

A guest seminar and workshop from Carl Churchill, cartographer at Woodwell Climate Research Center.

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Esri Living Atlas: Geospatial Seminar Series

Esri Living Atlas Seminar


GIS Community Events & Workshops