GIS Day November 15-16, 2022
Wilkinson Hall, Burt, and Peavy Fields

The Geography and Geospatial Science program at OSU is excited to invite you to Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day November 15-16, 2022! This year, the GIS Day agenda features a range of events to engage all people on innovations in remote sensing. We welcome all students, faculty, and interested persons to participate - see the offered events below.

Tue. Nov. 15
6–7 pm
Geography Club Meeting Wilkinson Hall 204 Join us for an interactive talk about UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) and drone technology.
Wed. Nov. 16
11 am–12 pm
Taking GIS to new "planes" Burt 193 Drew Leggett, from Blue Mountain Community College and Jeremy Edwards, from DelMar Aerospace, will speak about using drones both in curriculum and research in Eastern Oregon.

Wed. Nov. 16
12–1 pm
Put yourself on the timeline: what is NeXt after 50 years of Landsat-based Earth Observations Burt 193 and VIRTUAL Peder Nelson from the Geography program will speak about how you can be involved in the exciting field of remote sensing and celebrate a primary source for information, innovation, and understanding. Learn how seeing our Earth from space for 50 continuous years has transformed life as an Earthling!  From beautiful scenes of rivers, forests, cities, glaciers, and grassland areas, let’s explore some of these patterns and processes recorded by the publicly-funded Landsat satellite program. *Sponsored in part by OregonView. Link to Peder's talk.
Wed. Nov. 16
12–1 pm
Free Pizza Lunch Burt 193 FOYER You are invited to a free Pizza lunch to celebrate GIS Day! Come early and stay for a Remote Sensing talk by Peder Nelson, Senior Instructor, Geography and Geospatial Science.

Wed. Nov. 16
1:30–2:30 pm

Live UAS and Drone demo Peavy Fields Come see Blue Mountain Community College in partnership with Volatus Group as we demonstrate cutting edge technology in the UAS industry at Peavy Field, Wednesday Nov 16th @ 1:30pm- 2:30pm. We will be showcasing our aircrafts, to include Quad copters, and a VTOL fixed wing aircraft which will be operated out of our Mobile Command Center trailer.
Wed. Nov. 16
2:30–4:30 pm
GEM Seminar Social Burt 193 FOYER Social and GIS Day Cake. See you there!
Wed. Nov. 16
3–4 pm
GEM Seminar Burt 193 Mary Santelmann: The Beauty of Biogeography
Theresa Nogeire: Wildlife in Resilient Agricultural Landscapes