2017 Polar Geospatial Center Boot Camp Accepting Applications

A digital elevation model rendering of the Kuparuk River Watershed in Alaska’s Arctic. Image via Polar Geospatial Center.

The 2017 Polar Geospatial Center Boot Camp, an intensive, four-day geospatial workshop is accepting applications. This year’s event will take place from August 7th – 10th on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota.

The workshop focuses on applications of commercial satellite imagery for polar science. Instructor-led short courses include Discovering Geospatial Data at the Poles, DEM Extraction from Stereoscopic Imagery, Georeferencing Maps and Aerial Imagery, and more. The PGC Boot Camp also hosts visiting expert speakers and offers dedicated project work time for one-on-one support from PGC staff.

Visit the Polar Boot Camp website for details. Application closes June 14th, 2017!

Prerequisites
Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a prerequisite for admission to the workshop.

Course Fees
The non-refundable participation fee for this course is $150.

Accommodation
We have reserved a block of single-occupancy rooms in an on-campus dormitory at a rate of $48.65/night.

Timeline

Application deadline: June 14, 2017

Notification of acceptance: June 21, 2017

Course fee due: July 21, 2017

Workshop begins: August 7, 2017

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