Portion of the Mythical Monsters Map by Peter Dobbin

Halloween Display in the Earth Sciences & Map Library

Oct. 17, 2016

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library to see the new Halloween display, featuring a Mythical Monsters Map and a variety of monster-themed books, both campy and academic! From the publisher: “We can learn a great deal about different cultures and societies in different countries, through knowing about mythical creatures...

A student working on a computer.

Geospatial Data Processing in Python Workshop

Sept. 15, 2016

Date: 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Where: East Campus, SEEC C120, just north of the auditorium Instructor: William Armstrong, Department of Geological Sciences and Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research Description: In this workshop, we will cover scripting geospatial data processing in Python, with an aim towards remote sensing...

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

May 2, 2016

Join CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Classics John Gibert Monday May 9 th at 5:30 p.m. for “The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories”. The talk, held in the Denver Public Library, will survey tales of people and creatures living at the edges of the world as known to the...

Mirage and Myth

Exhibit – Mirage and Myth: Distorting Our Perceptions Through Maps

May 2, 2016

The University Libraries are pleased to present an eclectic mix of its maps exploring the idea of myth . Maps range from depictions of sea creatures, fantastical animals and “exotic” peoples in far-away lands, to propaganda maps with deliberate distortions and explorer’s maps with honest mistakes. Ranging from medieval to...

rock and ice

Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest Winners

April 14, 2016

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest concluded last week with an outstanding 68 photo submissions, representing undergraduate and graduate programs across the campus and drawing from the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. The winner of this contest was William Armstrong. His photo, “Rock and...

MATLAB workshop

MATLAB Workshop

Feb. 19, 2016

Join us in the Earth Sciences and Map Library, room 165G, on Tuesday, February 23 at 11am to learn the basics of programming in MATLAB. In this one-hour clinic you’ll learn about: Creating and clearing variables Mathematic operations Creating a script Matrices and arrays Indexing of matrices and arrays Strings...

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