The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, founded in 1934, is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS, and supporting geotechnologies. ASPRS members work as analysts, specialists, educators, engineers, managers, administrators, product developers, operators, technicians, marketers, scientists and researchers in the fields of Aerospace, Agriculture, Archeology, Biology, Cartography, Defense, Development, Ecology, Environment, Forestry, Geodesy, Geography, Geology, Homeland Security, Hydrology, Land Appraisal, Medicine, Real Estate, Transportation, Urban Planning and Water Resources. The Rocky Mountain Region serves ASPRS members in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has recent graduate and internship opportunities for qualified U.S. citizens in the areas of cartography, computer science, remote sensing, natural or physical sciences, engineering and related sciences.
Applications will be accepted by applying on-line:
— from Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time
— through Friday, October 14, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
This is an ADVANCE NOTICE, you will not be able to apply until the open date of these announcements. If you don’t have a profile set up in USAJOBS, you can set up your profile prior to applying, upload your resume, unofficial transcripts showing current enrollment and/or acceptance letter and transcripts showing degree awarded (if applicable), and any additional supporting documents as described in the vacancy announcement.
The Geospatial Centroid at CSU is offering an Introduction to Python for ArcGIS workshop
This 8-hour workshop, delivered in 2 afternoon sessions, will be held:
Friday Oct. 21 & 28, 1 – 5 pm
in the CSU Morgan Library, Classroom 174, Fort Collins
Open to all: Students: $90; CSU staff/faculty: $120; non-CSU participants: $150
Proficiency with ArcGIS is necessary, but programming experience is not required for this intro level workshop which covers:
- Python syntax basics
- Writing, editing, and running geoprocessing scripts in Python for ArcGIS 10.4
- Use of Python scripts for automating GIS workflows
- Determining properties of spatial data
- Updating attribute info
- Creating an ArcGIS Toolbox to manage and share scripts
- In-class demos, hands-on exercises, and challenges will be provided to reinforce the skills you learn
Remote Sensing of Vegetation
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00-3:00 pm MDT
Instructor: Charles E. Olson, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources
University of Michigan
Description: A review of how remote sensing is used to inventory vegetation, based on answers to these questions:
- What do we mean by “vegetation?”
- Why do we care about it?
- What is there about it that makes it detectable with remote sensors?
Member Price: $300
Nonmember Price: $400
Students (member or non-member): $100