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July 2018

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HIGHLIGHTS

CGA NEWS

Dr. Roland Wagner visited Harvard on June 26th and presented Technology Ages in IT and GeoIT for a CGA lunch seminar. Slides and Audio of the seminar available here.

HARVARD GIS COMMUNITY NEWS

Harvard Map Collection celebrates it's 200th Anniversary with a special exhibition, Follow the Map which opened on June 26th. A symposium to celebrate 200 years of the collection will be held on October 25th - 26th.

CGA ASSOCIATE PUBLICATIONS

"Association of Prenatal Exposure to Population-Wide Folic Acid Fortification With Altered Cerebral Cortex Maturation in Youths." 
Authors: Hamdi Eryilmaz, PhD, Jeffrey C. Blossom (CGA), Joshua L. Roffman, MD, MMSc, et. al 
Published by: JAMA Psychiatry. July 3, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.1381 
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"Hypermap Registry: an open source, standards-based geospatial registry and search platform." 
Authors: Paolo Corti (CGA), Athanasios Tom Kralidis, , Benjamin Lewis (CGA) 
Published by: Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards, (2018) 3: 8. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40965-018-0051-x 
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CONFERENCES, CALLS & JOBS

Conference: Geospatial Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning in Earth Sciences, will be a session of AGU 18, Washington D.C. See Session ID 50531, when applying.Deadline: Aug 1st, 2018

Conference: As part of GIS-Pro & CalGIS 2018, in Palm Springs, California (October 9-12, 2018), URISA's Vanguard Cabinet of Young Professionals is organizing Inspiring the Future of GIS. University students are encouraged to enter the Lightning Talks Competition Deadline: Aug 31st, 2018

NEWS ON GIS RESEARCH AND SERVICES
 

National Transportation Noise Map of the U.S. [USDOT & ESRI]

125 million Building Footprints with AI and Deep Learning [Microsoft]

Seperados / TornApart map of ICE immigration facilities [Mobilized Humanities]

Owners vs. Renters dot density map of the U.S.A. [Ryan McCullough] More on how the map was made here.

Wayback – 81 Flavors of World Imagery [ESRI]

EarthTime maps to visualize population movements and cities around the world. [BBC Video]

Urban Data Pioneers are using data and maps to improve urban life in Tulsa. [CityLab]

Deploying drones to map lava flows during volcanic eruption. [CRASNAR at Texas A&M]

U.N. Economic and Social Council adopted a "Strategic Framework on Geospatial Information and Services for Disasters" on 2 July 2018. [United Nations]

 

The CGA Newsletter is published monthly. Editor of this issue: Lex Berman.

Year  2018