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GIS Day 2022: Urban Heat Islands & Climate Justice

GIS Day 2022: Urban Heat Islands & Climate Justice In-Person / Online

GIS Day is an annual international event with the goal of spreading awareness about Geographic Information Systems, mapping, and spatial thinking.

Per the city of Rochester's Climate Change Resilience Plan (https://www.cityofrochester.gov/CCRP/) "Cities are hotter than rural areas because things like roads, buildings, and parking lots absorb and hold heat. This "urban heat island" effect can lead to increased heat exhaustion and respiratory illnesses." Join the River Campus Libraries to learn how to create maps showing how heat effects can disproportionately interplay with demographic factors using ArcGIS online and transfer them to compelling Story Maps.

This is a hybrid event, with light refreshments in person. Please bring your laptops and register for the Zoom link.

Email ssiddiqui@library.rochester.edu for any accommodations by November 14, 2022.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Carlson 103
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Event Organizer

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Sarah Siddiqui

STEM Librarian