Project Spotlight: Creating Interactive Historical Visualizations of Atlanta at ECDS

Scholars and students in the Digital Visualization Lab at Emory’s Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) have been working on extracting building footprints and city infrastructure features from a 1878 and a 1930 atlas of the city of Atlanta for several years. The first goal of this initiative was to build a geodatabase built from our understanding […]

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GIS Day @ Emory 2014

On Wednesday, November 19, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) hosted GIS Day @ Emory, our inaugural GIS Day event. GIS Day is an international celebration that happens each November during Geography Awareness Week to celebrate Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, which involves visualizing and analyzing spatial data on maps. GIS allows researchers to […]

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