GIS Day 2020 – Wednesday, November 18

GIS Day is going virtual this year, with an afternoon program on Wednesday, November 18, from 1-4 p.m. For more details and to register, visit the event page. The program schedule includes:

  • Welcome and GGS Department Overview
  • “Why Study GIS for Spatial Science?”: an interactive presentation by Dr. Edward Oughton, a new GIScience faculty hire
  • Student Showcase: Lightning research talks by GGS graduate students 
  • GeoBowl: Trivia game hosted by Mason Mappers with cash prizes at stake!

GIS Day is an annual event hosted by the Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science.

Library Resources: Explore GeoData@Mason, a new data portal to search, preview and download datasets curated and held in the University Libraries’ repository at Mason, as well as search data managed by other repositories including Harvard, Tufts and UC-Berkeley, etc.  Please contact Joy Suh (, Geospatial Resources Librarian if you have any questions.

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