Spatial Sciences

"Participatory Mapping with Field Papers" #maptimeDavis Workshop on March 10, 2020

The Spatial Sciences Research & Learning Cluster is a community for people (undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, post docs, staff, etc.) at UC Davis and our immediate community with an interest in working with spatial data. Participation is open to everyone, at any skill level. The Spatial Sciences Research & Learning Cluster is a welcoming and supportive community. Our goal is to help people engage in new and creative ways with spatial data and to connect with other students and researchers who also work with spatial data.

This research and learning cluster focuses on engaging with spatial data through our workshop series called #maptimeDavis. These are instructor-lead formal workshops teaching a specific skills. These workshops typically (but not always) require participants to bring a laptop computer with software installed pertaining to the topic of the workshop. If a particular software is needed for a workshop, we'll let you know what you need before hand if you register.


How to participate:

  1. Attend events.  See below for the current #maptimeDavis Workshop Schedule.
  2. Help at a workshop. Making workshops run smoothly is a team effort. We often need folks to help answer questions, relay communications to the presenter, or help participants who get stuck.
  3. Present a workshop. You don't need to be an expert to teach well.
  4. Join #maptimeDavis Council, the group of people who organize each quarter's events.

Please send questions to Michele Tobias - mmtobias@ucdavis.edu


#maptimeDavis Workshop Schedule

This schedule is current as of 1/3/2023. We do not anticipate any further changes.

Workshops take place on Fridays from 10:00-12:00, unless otherwise indicated. Please note the location of each workshop. In-person workshops will be held in PSEL (Physical Sciences & Engineering Library) Seminar Room (room 1025). Whenever possible, we will make a Zoom option available.

Would you like to give a workshop in the 2023-2024 school year? Contact Michele Tobias at mmtobias@ucdavis.edu

Videos from past workshops are posted on our YouTube Channel.

Date Topic Speaker Location
4/12/2024 Intro to Mapping with Google Earth (Register Here) Lauren Mabe (UC Davis) PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025); Zoom option emailed with registration confirmation
4/19/2024 Intro to GIS with QGIS (Register Here) Veronica Herrera (UC Davis) PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025); Zoom option emailed with registration confirmation
4/26/2024 Intro to ArcPro (Register Here) Naomi Kalman (Valley Spatial) PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025); Zoom option emailed with registration confirmation
5/3/2024 Spatial SQL (Register Here) Michele Tobias (UC Davis) PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025); Zoom option emailed with registration confirmation
5/10/2024 GIS Co-Working Day (Register Here) The Community PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025)
5/17/2024 Exploring the National Zoning Atlas (Register Here) Clancy McConnell (UC Davis) PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025); Zoom option emailed with registration confirmation
5/24/2024 Afternoon! Geobeverages Happy Hour (Register Here) The Community Location TBD - a venue in Davis with a variety of beverages and snacks or food agreeable for hanging out
5/31/2024 SpatialR: Migrating from Raster to Terra (Register Here) Elise Hellwig (UC Davis) PSEL Seminar Room (room 1025); Zoom option emailed with registration confirmation

T-Shirts & Swag

T-shirts and other #maptimeDavis branded items are available at cost (no markup) from Redbubble. Available logos include black, white, gray, and rainbow.

#maptimeDavis Council

In the summer of 2021, the Spatial Sciences Research & Learning Cluster recruited community members to help advise and produce our #maptimeDavis workshop series.  We assembled a team with a variety of skills and interests including students, staff, and faculty. This year's #maptimeDavis Council members are:

  • Alex Mandel, geospatial engineer, Development Seed
  • Kyra Liu, undergraduate student, Environmental Science and Management
  • Liam Bhajan, graduate student, Geography Graduate Group
  • Lupe Franco, graduate student, Geography Graduate Group
  • Matthew Conner, librarian, UC Davis Library
  • Michele Tobias, data scientist, UC Davis DataLab
  • Naomi Kalman, owner/consultant, Valley Spatial
  • Veronica Herrera, graduate student, Geography Graduate Group

We thank the past council members for all of their work!

  • Sadia Gul, graduate student, Energy Graduate Group (2021-2022)
  • Mina Rezaei, graduate student, Geography Graduate Group (2021-2022)
  • Karen Beardsley, staff/faculty, UC Davis Global Affairs (2021-2023)
  • Emma Forester, graduate student, Geography Graduate Group (2022-2023)

We are always looking for volunteers to join our efforts! If you are interested in joining #maptimeDavis Council, please email Michele Tobias - mmtobias@ucdavis.edu

 

#MapTimeDavis Archive

The table below is an automatically generated list of all of the DataLab calendar items for #maptimeDavis events.

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