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Basics of Cartography: Mapping Infrastructure in the Occupied West Bank
January 23 @ 7:00 pm EST - 8:00 pm EST
This webinar will demonstrate basic geo-processing tools and cartography using open source software (QGIS) and data/shape-files to map the inadequate provision of infrastructure in the West Bank. Participants will be provided with relevant data, a live demo, and written instructions. The presentation will cover basic map-making principles and explore how to integrate map-making exercises in the classroom.
About the Presenter:
Danielle Katz is a senior studying Geography and GIS at the George Washington University. She is interested in open source software and collective data management, especially in issues of land and food sovereignty. She is a part of the YouthMappers Validation hub at GWU, where she works closely with OpenStreetMap projects to improve data quality for various projects. On campus, she is an organizer with Jewish Voice for Peace, where she facilitates teach-ins, programming, and protests. Beyond her work, she enjoys traveling, inventing recipes, tending to her plants, and a good sewing project.
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