GIS UG Meeting Minutes -2/10/2020

Penn State GIS Working Group, Monday, Feb 10, 2020: 1-2pm, Mann Assembly Room

Attendees: R. Phillips, H. Ross., J. Vender, C. Brewer, N. Piekielek, J. Spayd, J. Detwiler, Y. Bodovski, T. Anthony, J. Beekman, H. Greatrex, K. Goessling, L. Yi

Discussion items

Updates from the Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information

Maps and Geospatial Assistant position: Part-time position with openings for Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021

– New Blog posts on Maps and GIS sites page: Recent blogs included: Migrating to ArcGIS Pro, Insights for ArcGIS: Creating Interactive Dashboards, Using ArcGIS Online Analysis Tools: Conducting Online Analysis, and Learning through the Esri Academy.

-Completion of 1950s Aerial Photo Scanning Project

-GIS and Geography Education Event: May 11 (Day prior to PAGIS conference)

Overall Usage of Penn State ArcGIS Online Account: (J. Detwiler)

-Dashboard with summary of data on types of users by admin area, and college, logins, and unique users

-Discussion of future uses of this information, Raw data available for those interested, possible future Penn State GIS Day talk on ArcGIS Online usage (Nov 2020)

-J. Detwiler attending Esri Dev Summit: looking for requests for ArcGIS Online enhancements/improvmenets

OPP: Campus Imagery

Geography: New Hires, Future Masters in Spatial Data Science program being proposed

Review of Geographic Information Science (GIS&T) Body of Knowledge

Next Meeting: Post Spring Break

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