Library of Congress Publishes New Book, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps”

Designed to educate, amuse, or advertise, pictorial maps were a clever and colorful component of print culture in the mid-20th century, often overlooked in studies of cartography. A new book published by the Library of Congress in association with the University of Chicago Press, “Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps,” by Stephen J.…
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Survey for a National Assessment of GIS&T in Higher Education

Professor David Cowen is leading a survey to assess the current status of GIS instruction across the higher education system. This project is being undertaken with the support of the AAG, UCGIS, and Esri. According to David, anyone who teaches courses in GIS&T is invited to complete the survey. This includes courses in cartography, remote sensing,…
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NSF Advisory Committee on Environmental Research and Education Survey Notice

The National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education (AC-ERE) is looking for your assistance. This committee is charged with providing guidance on future research directions across the Foundation in the over the coming decade. The Advisory Committee has recently published an outlook report, America’s Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century,…
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AGI Names Allyson Anderson Book New Executive Director

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has announced the appointment of Allyson K. Anderson Book as its new Executive Director.  She will join AGI on September 6, 2016. Anderson Book comes to AGI from the Department of the Interior, where she has served as the Associate Director of Strategic Engagement of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). …
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