Urban Heat Island Visualization 2017

This is a video generated by my research student, Joseph Reynolds, on the heat island effect at a microscale in Denver over two weeks in March 2017. The data was collected in my Spatial Databases class from Thermochron iButton sensors, interpolated, and then animated.

Call for Proposals: Sponsors for Customized ArcGIS Desktop Python Toolboxes

Call for Proposals: Sponsors for Customized ArcGIS Desktop Python Toolboxes   This is a Call For Proposals for Sponsors for Customized ArcGIS Desktop Python Toolboxes. The MSU Denver GIS Programming Spring 2018 class is seeking businesses, agencies, non-profits, and other groups who have a need for a customized toolbox in ArcGIS Desktop version 10.2 through…

Teaching with OpenStreetMap – Bringing crowd-sourced mapping into the classroom

I doubt that anyone who wanders into this page is unaware of OpenStreetMap, the crowd-source mapping platform detailing the world’s locations since 2005.  I’ve been using, studying, and most importantly, contributing to OpenStreetMap since 2010. As a platform, it hosts a tremendous amount of vector-based data about the world that has largely been created by…

Texas State Geographic Spring 2014

I’m very pleased to present the inaugural issue of Texas State Geographic, a journal of undergraduate student writing and research in geography. You can read the issue at Scribd. I want to congratulate the authors whose work is presented here. I also want to appreciate those students who submitted articles. Overall, the quality of the…