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March 2021

Introduction to The Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL/OGR)

March 2 9:00 am - 11:30 am

The Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL/OGR) is an open-source translator library for working with geospatial data. GDAL/OGR contains a variety of useful command line utilities that can be easier or more efficient to use than standalone GIS software or rolling your own code. In this workshop you will learn how to use GDAL to: Inspect and query datasets Convert data between different formats Update and transform spatial reference systems (projections) Clip and subset data Create tile indexes and mosaics This…

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StageCast: Experiments in Performance and Technology

March 4 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free+ Open to the Public with Reservation StageCast: Experiments in Performance and Technology is an experimental showcase of performances to discover new forms of live, theatrical storytelling over the internet. Utilizing new technologies developed by students and faculty members from the Computer Science (CS) and Electrical Engineering (EE) Departments, the performance will feature four original, short works by various acclaimed playwrights performed by Stanford students with live music interludes in-between. Join us for an investigation into digital storytelling, creative coding, and…

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ArcGIS Online 101

March 5 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

ArcGIS Online, a web-based alternative to desktop GIS software. This introductory session will focus upon the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using ArcGIS Online for the exploration and analysis of spatial data. You will learn to access and make use of the basic features of your Stanford ArcGIS Online account.  Topics will include: How Webmaps work The ArcGIS Online User Interface Uploading data to AGO Using Web Map services in AGO Simple Analysis using spatial allocation and joins…

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“Three Presentations: Literature, Art and Environmental Science”

March 11 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

– Ian Duncan (UC Berkeley) on “The Novel after the Scientific Revolution” – Anastasia Raina and the Posthuman Mobility team (Rhode Island School of Design) on “Microbial Cosmologies” – Christian Kohler (Lawrence Berkeley Labs) on “Environmental Building Technologies” Ian Duncan teaches English literature at UC Berkeley. Fields of research and teaching include the theory and history of the novel, literature and the natural sciences, and literature and other storytelling media (opera, film). He is the author of Modern Romance and…

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Spring Break TEACH Symposium

March 22 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Whether you’re teaching online for the first time in the spring or already have some online teaching under your belt, the TEACH Symposium offers you a place to refresh your ideas, problem-solve, and be inspired. Learn from peers, connect with campus experts, and get ready for any teaching modality. Come to one, come to all! Staff members, TAs, graduate students, etc. also have attended and found useful information in past sessions. All Stanford affiliates welcome.

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