Monthly Archives: March 2021

Register now for free QGIS workshops

Andy Rutkowski, USC Libraries Visualization Librarian, will be conducting two free workshops on QGIS for USC faculty, students (undergraduate and graduate), and staff. WORKSHOPS Part 1: Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 1 - 2:30 pm This QGIS workshop will provide hands-on experience learning the basics of the QGIS desktop software. Using pre-selected data you will learn how…
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Apply now to teach in SSI

The University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute, located in Los Angeles, California, invites applicants for a full-time teaching-track faculty position in the ranks of lecturer, assistant professor (teaching), associate professor (teaching), professor (teaching), assistant professor of the practice, associate professor of the practice and professor of the practice, for the 2021-2022 academic year. The…
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Geolocating Fossils

SSI’s Kristiane Hill revolutionizes fossil recovery at the La Brea Tar Pits During the Ice Age when giant ground sloths, saber-toothed cats and dire wolves roamed the earth, a pool of sticky asphalt bubbled away. Some of these long-extinct animals ventured too close to this pool and became trapped in the black goo. More than…
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Remembering Curtis Roseman

John P. Wilson, founding director of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, has noted with sadness the passing of USC Emeritus Professor of Geography Curtis Roseman on December 13, 2020 in Rock Island, Illinois. Roseman was 79. A specialist in population geography and human migration, Roseman joined USC Dornsife in 1985. He served as the chair…
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