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2015 University of Minnesota Summer Polar Boot Camp
The Polar Geospatial Center and the University of Minnesota are pleased to announce the 2015 University of Minnesota Summer Polar Boot Camp, an intensive, five-day geospatial workshop held from August 17th to 21st on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota. The Summer Polar Boot Camp focuses on applications of commercial satellite imagery for polar science and operations. See a full summary of topics and courses on the Polar Boot Camp website.
Using 8-band WorldView-2 satellite imagery, SpecMap provides spectral analysis of selected ice-free areas in the Transantarctic Mountains in preparation for the 2015-16 deep field logistics hub.
The PGC hosted the National Science Foundation Workshop on Cyberinfrastructure for Polar Sciences from September 10-12, 2013. Click further for workshop objectives, presentations, and archived video streams.
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Help us count Weddell Seals in Antarctica! Using high-resolution satellite imagery, researchers can study the population of the Weddell Seal. We have created a tutorial for students to use the same techniques researchers are using.
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The PGC Imagery Viewer web applications showcase polar satellite imagery. An account is required to view licensed layers, including the high-resolution imagery mosaics.
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