Mobility Patterns During COVID-19 with ArcGIS Insights

Posted 5 months ago

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I’m sure we’re all well aware of the many impacts that COVID-19 has had on our typical lives. Working from home, attending school from home, and limits on social gatherings have significantly reduced our mobility. The Geospatial Lab at Western University has been working on a project to look at how mobility has changed over […]

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Presenting at GIS Day 2020

Posted 7 months ago

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Like all other events, whether professional, academic or even social, GIS day events at Western went online this year. The organizers of GIS day at Western, Western Libraries, put together four days of free online lightning talks, workshops, demonstrations and networking sessions. Due to the online format, students and professionals from across and even outside […]

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Ideas for Displaying Categorical and Time-Based Data

Posted 11 months ago

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Deciding the best way to visualize your data is one of the most important steps in making sure that message is clear and understood by the reader. But when you are working with many different variables, it can be challenging to display them all together on one map to show the connections between different categorical […]

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Participating in the ECCE App Challenge 2020

Posted 1 year ago

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This March I participated in the ECCE App Challenge as part of the team from Western University. I had the chance to join the team led by Western Geography People’s Society co-president Victoria Barlow (shout out to Victoria for taking the lead). This year’s app challenge theme was heath – our app focused on accessibility […]

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Geospatial technology in the age of COVID-19

Posted 1 year ago

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world. Universities and colleges were forced to rapidly move classes online, cities have implemented far-reaching physical distancing policies, and many businesses have closed or transitioned their options to remote, takeout, or delivery online models. This situation has demonstrated how interconnected our globalized world has become, and exposed existing […]

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