Join us for Map Club! A series of fast-paced hack sessions geared towards the rapid acquisition of skills in geospatial technology.
Led by DSSC Spatial Research Intern, Emily Fuhrman, each session provides an informal and fun opportunity for the exploration of a web-based library or framework. Sessions will be loosely divided into three phases: background and setup, self-paced making, and sharing.
09/23, 1:30 – 3:00PM → Dynamic Mapping with Cartagen
This session focuses on Cartagen, a vector-based framework for rendering maps in HTML5.
09/30, 1:30 – 3:00PM → Simple Maps with geojson.io
This session focuses on geojson.io, a simple, open-source editor for map data.
10/07, 1:30 – 3:00PM → WORKSHOP — Interactive maps with CARTO
This guided session explores CARTO, a unified web mapping and visualization engine.
10/14, 1:30 – 3:00PM → Interactive Mapping with Mapzen
This session focuses on Mapzen, an open, sustainable, and accessible mapping platform.
10/28, 1:30 – 3:00PM → Dynamic Mapping with OpenLayers
This session focuses on OpenLayers, a high-performance library for rendering geographic information in web pages.
11/04, 1:30 – 3:00PM → WORKSHOP — Introduction to QGIS
This guided session explores QGIS, a free and open source geographic information system that offers powerful tools for data editing, viewing, and analysis.
11/11, 1:30 – 3:00PM → Generating Cartograms with CartoGrid
This session focuses on CartoGrid, a grid-based cartogram generator.
11/18, 1:30 – 3:00PM → Geospatial Analysis with Turf.js
This session focuses on Turf.js, a tool for in-browser geospatial analysis.
12/02, 1:30 – 3:00PM → WORKSHOP — D3.js
Hope to see you there!