Ian IrmischerPlease join us for the next Spatial Technology Lunch on Thursday, November 13, from 12:00-1:00 pm in Phelps Hall room 3512. This semi-regular series, hosted by spatial@ucsb, aims to promote discussion and interaction within the university’s spatial technology community.

PhD student Ian Irmischer will give an overview of practical online tools to collect, host, analyze, visualize, and publish map data using the power of the cloud. In particular, Ian will discuss capabilities and techniques with Google Earth Engine and Open Data Kit (ODK) Collect that he learned while attending a special three-day hands-on technical workshop at the Googleplex in Mountain View this past summer.

Ian is a 2nd year PhD student in the Department of Geography at UCSB. His research intertwines spatial cognition, navigation, movement, energy expenditure and routing algorithm development. Previously, Ian was an instructor at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY where he taught courses in Physical Geography, Human Geography, Cartography and Geographic Information Science.

Feel free to invite interested friends and colleagues. As always, pizza and drinks will be served. Please RSVP to Kitty Currier by Tuesday, November 11.