International GIS Day 2020

Come and listen to several lectures on current research with relation to GIS (geographical information systems).

GIS (geographic information system) is a system for collecting, storing, analyzing and presenting geographical data. The International GIS Day is a global event. Organizations all over the world who use GIS, or are interested in GIS, participate by hosting or sponsoring various events: www.gisday.com

The event will take place in Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/68580361387

Lecturers

- Jan Amcoff, department of social and economic geography: Introduction

- Andreas Alm Fjellborg, department of social and economic geography: Opting for the right preschool – flight and avoidance in commuting patterns of preschool children in metropolitan Stockholm

- Rune Rattenborg och Carolin Johansson, department of linguistics and philology: Mapping Early Writing Systems: GIS in a Digital Humanities Research Environment

- Clelia La Monica, Department of English: Dialect differences across the US: Exploring methods for spatial analysis

- Anna Foka, Digital Humanities Uppsala: Literary territories and spatiality. Enriching Pausanias's Description of Greece with georeferences.

- Vera van Zoest, Department of Information Technology: GIS for monitoring air pollution and health in space and time

- Daniel Löwenborg, department of archaeology and ancient history: Digging in the clouds – digital archaeology in the 21st century

- Elin Pihl och Per Låås, Institute for Language and Folklore: The project Field names of southern Öland and GIS at the Institute for Language and Folklore.

- Stefan Döring, Department of Peace and Conflict Research: Conflict and Cooperation in Water Scarce Regions

- Marina Toger, department of social and economic geography: Effect of COVID-19 mild policies in Sweden on population mobility 

 

GIS (geographic information system) is a system for collecting, storing, analyzing and presenting geographical data. The International GIS Day is a global event. Organizations all over the world who use GIS, or are interested in GIS, participate by hosting or sponsoring various events: www.gisday.com

International GIS Day 2020