FIU GIS Center GeoWeek2020




SimplyAnalytics Webinar

Want to create quick maps and reports with demographic, business and other data? Join us for a "SimplyAnalytics Tips and Tricks" Webinar on October 15, 2020, 6:30-7:30pm. 

Hosted by the FIU Libraries GIS Center. Register at

Education Intern @ Rookery Bay Research Reserve

This is a summer internship position with the Rookery Bay Research Reserve in Naples, FL. Please see details below.

Hours Required: Up to 16 hours per week, depending on college requirement. This position requires morning and afternoon availability on one or more of the following days: Wed, Thu, or Fridays.

Environmental Science Internship @ The University of Toledo

There is an exciting environmental science research opportunity for students in the Great Lakes region of US.

The internship provides stipend (~$6,000) and living costs. There are opportunities in: Biology, Engineering, Chemistry, Geography and GIS. For more information, download the flyer below.

Guest lecture by Dr. Ane Alencar

We are delighted to invite you to a workshop titled "Mapbiomas: how to create robust land use and cover maps for a vast territory" by Dr. Ane Alencar from the Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM).

When: January 14 @ 11am
Where: GL 540

Space is limited. Please RSVP by sending an email to Levente Juhasz (

About Mapbiomas

Paid internship opportunity with NASA

This is a 10-week paid research opportunity with the NASA DEVELOP program, open to current students, recent graduates, and transitioning career professionals with an interest in applied scienceThe NASA DEVELOP Program is currently recruiting for their summer and fall 2020 terms! Participants collaborate in teams in a fast-paced, highly professional environment.

Internship opportunity with the South Florida Water Management District

The SFWMD internship program provides experience with their staff on variety of real projects to develop an extensive geospatial skillset.

OUTCOMES: Receive hands on training and exposure to cutting edge geospatial technology including a variety of Esri products and custom tools, software and web mapping applications. Gain an in depth knowledge of District project processes. 

See attached flyer for more information.


Check out the video of our citizen science project and consider helpint out:

#FloodMiami - Citizen science project to map flooding in South Florida

The GIS Center and Extreme Events Institute at FIU are conducting a case study that aims to validate and improve current inundation models used in sea level rise research. We do this by involving locals to help us confirm flood locations. You can be a citizen scientist and help our research by documenting and recording flooded street segments, parking lots or even private properties whenever you encounter them.

PhD position in Geomatics at the University of Florida (starts spring 2020)

Research area: Analyses of high spatial/spectral resolution imagery and lidar datasets using machine learning and computer vision in coastal management applications