Esri Poster Contest Winners Announced at AAG Annual Meeting

Winning Submissions Showcase Pioneering Uses of Esri Technology

REDLANDS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/ArcGIS?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#ArcGISlt;/agt;–Esri,
the global leader in location intelligence, recently announced the
winners of the Innovative Applications of Esri GIS Technology Poster
Competition. The winners were revealed at the American Association of
Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2019.

  • 1st Place: Nicholas Bogen, Central Michigan University; The
    US In 11 Zip Codes
    . Cash prize $500.00
  • 2nd Place: Carly Robbins, Clark University; Warming’s
    Impact on Bird Distributions.
    Cash prize $450.00
  • 3rd Place: Tetyana Pecherska, Tufts University; US
    Offshore Aquaculture Potential
    . Cash prize $350.00
  • 4th Place: Douglas Stow, San Diego State University; Remote
    Sensing-Wildfire
    . Cash prize $200.00
  • 5th Place: Yaping Xu, Louisiana State University; Stepwise
    Soil Moisture Data.
    Cash prize $200.00

Esri worked in tandem with AAG to produce the competition, which invited
contestants to share a poster displaying their own creative application
of Esri’s GIS software to understand and resolve problems from the local
to the global scale.

“It was wonderful to see the passion and creativity that people poured
into their entry posters,” said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and
president. “I had the opportunity to have a few really illuminating
conversations with the contestants, many of whom are students. It’s
truly exciting to see that the future development of GIS application is
in such inspired hands.”

Some 8,500 geographers, GIS specialists, and students attended this
event, which focuses on developments and issues in geography,
sustainability, and GIS.

To explore the many ways that Esri uses GIS to support higher education,
visit www.esri.com/education.

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS)
software, location intelligence, and mapping, offers the most powerful
geospatial cloud available, to help customers unlock the full potential
of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969,
Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including
90 of the Fortune 100 companies, all 50 state governments, more than
half of all counties (large and small), and 87 of the Forbes Top 100
Colleges in the U.S., as well as all 15 Executive Departments of the
U.S. Government and dozens of independent agencies. With its pioneering
commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most
advanced solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things
(IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at esri.com.

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