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Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies for the Undergraduate Curricula in the Social Sciences

July 22-29, 2006: Norman, OK

Suggested Travel Itinerary

Arrive Norman, Saturday, 22 July.

Depart Norman, Saturday, 29 July.

Driving Directions: Norman/campus, Residence Inn

Arriving by Air: Will Rogers World Airport is served by several airlines, for more information see:

Taxi: Approximately $35

Airport Express Shuttle: Rates dependent on number of passengers

Arriving by Train: The City of Norman is serviced by Amtrak with a station located approximately 0.7 miles north of campus, for more information see:

Residence Inn will provide complimentary shuttle service to the hotel, call 405.366.0900 to make arrangements.


For your convenience we have reserved a block of rooms with Marriott Residence Inn
Suite: $128 per night double occupancy (approximately $448 + Tax) per person for the week). Features two seperate bedrooms with queen beds, two full baths living space and fully equipped kitchen. Suite accommodations are very private to allow workshop participants to share a room if desired. Residence Inn reservation specialists can assistwith roommate arrangements.
Studio: $84 per night single occupancy (approximately $588 + Tax); features one queen bed, full bath, living space and fully equipped kitchen.
All guests engjoy complimentary wireless high speed internet access, shuttle service to and from campus, evening hospitality hour and breakfast buffet. Laundry and fitness facilities are available on site.
Call 405.366.0900 for reservations (1-800-331-3131 on Saturday/Sunday). When making reservations refer to Spatial Analysis Workshop for conference rate. All Conference rate lodging must be finalized and confirmed no later than June 15th.

Workshop Class Location/Time

Workshop registration will take place in the Atrium of the Sarkeys Energy Center (SEC - Level 1), OU Norman Campus, on Sunday, July 23rd, between 8:30 and 9:00 AM. The first class will start in the GIS Lab (SEC N106) at 9:00am. On 23 July, the shuttle will depart from Residence Inn to OU campus at 8:10 AM. For the rest of the workshop days, the shuttle will depart at 8:40 AM.

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Workshop dress:Casual dress.

Lunch:Provided daily on site.
Oklahoma Weather:July in Norman can be very hot and humid with average high temperatures of approximately 94F and lows around 70F. University facilities are well air-conditioned and can become quite chilly so you may like to bring a sweater or jacket. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for the field trip.
About Norman:
Questions?Please contact Melissa Brown at 405.325.4871,


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