[Webinars] Census Bureau Offers Training Opportunities

Webinars are available to help the public access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, lasting 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use census databases and mapping tools and how to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level. They also provide quick links for answers to frequently asked questions about accessing…
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Katelyn Suranovic Interns at AAG for Spring Semester

Katelyn Suranovic is currently pursuing her master’s degree in geography at George Washington University. Her focus is climate change and weather-related phenomena in response to climatic changes. Previously, Katelyn earned her bachelor of science degree from James Madison University (JMU), where she majored in geographic science with a concentration in environmental conservation, sustainability and development. In…
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NEH Summer Seminar on “Mapping, Text, and Travel” Now Accepting Applications

The Newberry Library's Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography is pleased to announce its 2016 NEH Summer Seminar, "Mapping, Text, and Travel." The five-week NEH Seminar, led by James Akerman and Jordana Dym, will examine the complex relationship between text, mapping, and travel from the emergence of the modern world to the…
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Free Webinar: A landscape restoration puzzle: When “natural” isn’t what you thought it was

Board on Earth Sciences and Resources Webinar: A landscape restoration puzzle: When “natural” isn’t what you thought it was Friday, January 29, 2016, at 1:00  Eastern The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has organized a free webinar featuring a presentation and Q&A session with Dorothy Merritts of Franklin & Marshall College, on “A Landscape Restoration Puzzle:…
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AAG Seeks Help Desk Technician

AAG Help Desk Technician The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Help Desk Technician, to be located at the AAG’s central office in Washington, DC. The position assists the IT Director with IT operations and the Membership Director with member database tasks. The Help Desk Technician: provides support for office…
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Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day Approaching Nov 15-21, Organize an Event Today!

Geography Awareness Week is an annual public awareness program that encourages citizens of all ages to think and learn about the significance of place and how we affect and are affected by it. Each third week of November, students, families and community members focus on the importance of geography by hosting events; using lessons, games, and…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Spring, Summer Semesters

Internships at AAG The AAG seeks interns on a year-round basis for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff on visits to related organizations or events…
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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Invites New Ideas for Environmental Studies Program for Fiscal Year 2017

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is responsible for ensuring that the effects on the natural and human environment are taken into consideration during the leasing and development of oil, natural gas, renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). To help inform management decisions affecting the OCS, BOEM develops,…
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Infographic: World Statistics Day 2015 (Oct. 20)

The United Nations General Assembly designated Oct. 20, 2015 as the second World Statistics Day to highlight the role of official statistics and the many achievements of national statistical systems. Statistical organizations throughout the world will celebrate this year’s theme of “Better Data. Better Lives” at the national and regional level. The government has a…
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