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Upcoming Workshops - 2022

4th Annual OhioView Remote Sensing Workshops on Feb. 4 and Feb. 25 

Learn how to work with online GIS and remote sensing imagery, techniques, and methods that use freely available software. 

4th annual OhioView Multi-University Geospatial Workshop

Friday, February 4, 2022 and Friday, February 25, 2022, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Workshop theme: “Online GIS and Open Source Remote Sensing”  

Free workshops with no registration fee. Due to Covid-19, this year’s workshops will be done entirely online via Zoom. 

Registration Feb. 4 workshop

Registration for Feb. 25 Workshop 

  • Building Explorer or Guided Map Tours with ArcGIS StoryMaps (beginner level) 
    • Dr. Bradley Shellito, Youngstown State University 
    • In this session, we’ll use the new ArcGIS StoryMap tools to design and publish a Map Tour StoryMap.  You’ll have your choice of designing your StoryMap with either an Explorer Map Tour or a Guided Map Tour. 
    • Note:  You’ll need an Organization-level account for ArcGIS Online for this session.  If you don’t have one, it will be provided for you. 
  • Mobile Data Collection with Online Forms and ArcGIS Survey 123 (beginner level) 
    • Ms. Robbyn Abbitt, Miami University 
    • In this session we will explore using web-based forms to collect data (geolocation data and attribute data).  Attendees will learn how to create, deploy, and share their form and how to visualize the data after collection. 
    • Note:  You’ll need an Organization-level account licensed for Survey 123 for ArcGIS Online for this session.  If you don’t have one, it will be provided for you. 
  • Satellite image processing using Google Earth Engine (intermediate level) 
    • Dr. Umesh Haritashya and Dr. Vibhor Agarwal, University of Dayton 
    • This session will show how to use optical remote sensing imagery for computing spatial-temporal patterns in Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and other indices using Google Earth Engine.  
    • You’ll be provided all of the workshop materials and data for free, although you’ll have to download and install the free software used in the sessions prior to the workshop on your own computer.

Though the workshop are free, seats are limited – so if you’re interested in attending, please use the links above to register for the workshops and reserve a seat as soon as possible.

Last Updated: 6/27/22