Category Archives: Geosciences

Symposium: “Still the Black Mecca? Race, Social Inequality, and Urban Displacement in 21st Century Atlanta”

Artwork by Corey Barksdale, Official Event Artist

Wednesday, November 9, 1:00pm-7:00pm at the Georgia State University Law School FULL AGENDA HERE ~ REGISTER HERE This symposium offers four separate panel discussions addressing the status of racial equity in Atlanta, presented by GSU scholars (including the library’s Joe Hurley, … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, May 11th in Centennial Hall

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The 4th Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium will be held on May 11th on the campus of Georgia State University.  This interdisciplinary meeting of scholars will take place in Centennial Hall from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm.  We hope to see … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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Tracing a History of Atlanta’s Public Transit

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With MARTA expanding into Clayton County and the agency now resting on a more sound financial footing thanks to efforts by Keith Parker, MARTA appears to be on an upswing. As the concept of transit oriented development gains momentum, more … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

Photo courtesy of  somethingstartedcrazy on  Flickr. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … Continue reading

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Got social-science data that you need to make public?

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Learn more about openICPSR, a truly free-to-anyone, open-access data repository that meets federal and/or journal requirements for open access to digital research data! Register here for a 60-minute webinar –  Tuesday, February 10, at Noon – that will include: An … Continue reading

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Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel

The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming.  Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. … Continue reading

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1949 Atlanta Aerial Mosaic Project Reveals Built Environment Change

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It is no secret that Atlanta’s built environment is in a state of near constant change and anyone familiar with Atlanta will most likely note the apparent lack of “old buildings.”  While “old buildings” may be an ill-defined term, when … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

Closeup on a molecule model made out of balloons.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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