November 1, 2016 at 8:16 pm

Applying GIS to Real-World Projects | GIS Day, Nov. 16

World infographic map

The OHIO Geography Department and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs are pleased to present the third annual OHIO GIS Day Celebration on Nov. 16, which marks the international celebration of GIS Day.

Come learn how GIS applies to research and real-world, regional projects.

Geographic Information System (GIS) technology isn’t just maps. It is a 21st century platform for communicating all types of information about our dynamic world in a more visual way.

These events are free and open to the public. Pizza will be provided. Please bring your own water bottle to this Earth Day, Every Day Green Event.

For more information, contact Elissa Welch or visit

GIS Day Panel 1

10:45 – 11:40 a.m. | Clippinger 119
Suzie Prange

Suzie Prange

GIS is Wildlife Conservation: The Return of the Bobcat to Ohio” with Suzie Prange, Ph.D., Furbearer Specialist & Research Biologist, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife

Garrett P. Sisson

Garrett P. Sisson

The Rocks Are Hotter on the Other Side of the Fence: Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in a Road-Fragmented Landscape” with Garrett P. Sisson, Master’s Candidate, Ohio University

GIS Day Panel 2

11:50 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Clippinger 119
Michael Lachman

Michael Lachman

Feet, Wheels, Doors and Tailpipes: Using GIS to Study our Daily Travel Patterns” with Michael Lachman, Coordinator, Athens Public Transit

Steven Porter

Steven Porter

The Layers of GIS: Tasks, Tools and Products” with Steven Porter, Geospatial Software Development Engineer, Ohio University

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