The YSAR GIS for Schools Program offers students access to valuable GIS (Geographic Information Systems) resources. The program is provided through Eagle Technology Group and includes an ArcGIS Pro Advance license worth $6500 NZD per student per year. Students can access it at https://ysarnewzealand.maps.arcgis.com/. The ESRI GIS for Schools program offers additional benefits, such as cutting-edge technology, hands-on learning opportunities, educational resources, and collaborative opportunities.
One standout feature of the ArcGIS Pro Advance license is the ability to create captivating Story Maps, which help students convey information visually and interactively. Story Maps enhance projects, encourage real-world applications, and prepare students for future career opportunities.
Overall, the ESRI GIS for Schools program equips YSAR students with the tools and knowledge needed to excel in GIS and spatial analysis. Interested students can find more information at https://www.esri.com/training/catalog/search/.
Enhancing Safety: VHF Radio Repeater Installation Revolutionizes Emergency Response in the Kaimai Mamaku Area
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Enhanced Imaging Technologies: FLIR, Night Vision, LiDAR, and Synthetic Aperture Radar in Emergency Response
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YSAR relies on radio communications and live tracking for the weekend and end-of-year exercises. To create a radio hub in the areas of operation, we require erecting a duplex digital […]
Launched 14 years ago, until now the programme has only been available in Tauranga and Auckland. YSAR’s expansion will see new branches open in Thames-Coromandel, Waikato, Wellington and Christchurch. Read […]