Map Library celebrates GIS Day

Karen Cudmore, Frank Fueten, Genevieve LePine

Celebrating at the GIS Day pizza lunch are, from left, graduate student Karen Cudmore, Earth Sciences professor Frank Fueten and Genevieve LePine, Geography student and Map Library staff member.

Staff, faculty and students gathered at the Map Library this week to celebrate GIS Day.

The annual event celebrates geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Map Library festivities on Nov. 17 included displayed maps created by the Brock community, a hands-on demonstration of GIS and miniature presentations of GIS mapping projects. There were also door prizes and a pizza lunch.

GIS Day is held in conjunction with Geography Awareness Week.

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