#maptimeDavis – Analyzing Animal Health Spatial-explicit Networks Using R

feb6When: February 6th, 2019
@ 10:00 – 12:00 pm
Location: 360 Shields Library
(DSI Classroom)
Cost: Totally FREE!
Some prior experience (beginner) with R recommended but not required.

Presenters: Beatriz Martinez Lopez, Jose Pablo Gomez & Jerome Baron. (UC Davis Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance (CADMS))

About: In this workshop, we will be using open source tools (R) to generate, visualize and analyze spatial explicit networks with applications for animal health.

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#maptimeDavis – Interactive Maps with R


When: January 30th, 2019
@ 10:00 – 12:00 pm
Location: 360 Shields Library
(DSI Classroom)
Cost: Totally FREE!
Some prior experience (beginner) with R recommended but not required.

Presenters: Alex Mandel, Nistara Randhawa, Ryan Peek, and Mahesh Maskey

About: Heard about using R, or maybe already use R to do spatial data analysis? This workshop adds one more tool to your box; visual data exploration and real time map based interaction with spatial data in R.

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#maptimeDavis – 1 Hour Map Challenge!

When: January 23rd, 2019 @ 10:00 – 12:00 pm
Location:  360 Shields Library (DSI Classroom)
Cost:  Totally FREE!
Prerequisite: No experience necessary!
Presenter: Center for Spatial Sciences

About: Challenge yourself to creating a data visualization in this #maptimeDavis session! Use your geospatial skills to create a map. Work alone or in a small group. You’ll be given several data sets to choose from, choose 2 or more, make a map for 1 hour, then share your progress with the group.

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#maptimeDavis Winter 2019 Schedule

#maptime is time for making maps! Join the UC Davis geospatial community for a mapping skills workshop series.  Workshops take place Wednesdays 10 am – 12 noon in the DSI Classroom, 360 Shields Library.  Register for workshops on the UC Davis Library’s Workshops Page.


Date Topic Speaker
16-Jan Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Mapathon Sierra Mabanta, Mapping Club
23-Jan 1 Hour Map Challenge!
*** Register
Center for Spatial Sciences
30-Jan Interactive Maps with R
*** Register
Alex Mandel, Nistara Randhawa, Ryan Peek, Mahesh Maskey
6-Feb Analyzing animal health spatial-explicit networks using R
*** Register
Beatriz Martinez Lopez,   Jose Pablo Gomez &  Jerome Baron
13-Feb Python for Field Calculations in QGIS and ArcGIS
*** Register
Nick Santos
20-Feb Lightning Talks
*** Register
Geospatial Community
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22-Feb Geospatial Data Visualization (QGIS)
*** Register (Required)
Michele Tobias
27-Feb Field Data Collection
*** Register
Derek Young, Sierra Mabanta, Huck Rees, Ofuhre Igbinedion
6-Mar Fire Mapping with Google Earth Engine
*** Register
Yuhan Huang, Erica Scaduto, Bin Chen

#maptime Davis is brought to you by the UC Davis Library’s Data Management Program & the UC Davis Center for Spatial Sciences with help from several campus clubs and informal learning groups.  Space is generously provided by the Data Science Initiative (DSI).

#maptimeDavis Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Mapathon

When: January 16th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: DSI Classroom (360 Shields Library)
Prerequisite: No experience necessary!  Bring a laptop (and we recommend a mouse).


About: #maptimeDavis OpenStreetMap (OSM) Humanitarian Mapathon will support disaster planning and relief by creating data needed for humanitarian efforts such as identifying roads and communities in satellite imagery.  We’ll start with an introduction to OpenStreetMap editing for all levels of experience. Using the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Task Editor, then we’ll pick a few tasks to work on as a group.

In previous Mapathons, we contributed data to Crowd2Map to provide road and building data to help rescue workers find women in need of intervention before their communities commit Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  Anyone can contribute and you can make a difference! Interested? Please stop by at anytime with your laptop!

Bonus: We have Stickers!

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#maptimeDavis – Polished and Professional Maps


Lab2_Cartography_Labels_Legends_and_Titles_demo_final (1)When:
December 3, 2018 @ 1:00 – 3:00 pm
1014 Wickson (computer lab)
Totally FREE! Computers with correct software will be provided.
Beginner-level or better skills in ESRI ArcGIS or similar software (e.g. QGIS).

Presenters: Amber Manfree

About: Creating maps that are both useful and beautiful takes practice. Come to this workshop to hone your skills!

Well-designed maps can inform and inspire in websites, presentations and in print. This workshop addresses map making from the design perspective, focusing on communication effectiveness. In a lab exercise, students use design principles to craft an engaging thematic map with Geographic Information System (GIS) software.

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