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Geography and UNC libraries celebrated 2020 GIS Day on Nov. 18 with a traditional map contest. The winners of the map competition were decided by a panel of 5 GIS specialists, including two UNC GIS librarians: Philip McDaniel and Tia Francis, and three geography faculty members: Javier Arce-Nazario, Paul L. Delamater and Jun Liang. We have received 25 map submission in total.

First place goes to Eunbi Ko, a graduate student in City and Regional Planning. Her map’s title is “Distribution of area where the Black is the main race group with Poverty in Baltimore city, MD(2017)”.

Geography graduate student Anna Cherry receives third place with her online map “United States Morrill Act Land Cessions and Land Grant Universities”.

Geography minor Amelia Woodall (Also a minor in  Geographic Info Sciences, a ENEC major) receives second place with her map “Hot and Cold Spot Analysis of Hospital Locations in Bogota, Colombia”

You can also visit the 2020 GIS Day map  contest gallery.


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