Introduction to GIS

Date: Jan 23, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Orbach Science Library, 122
Closest Parking: Parking Lot V10 or P13

Description

Geographic information systems (GIS) are powerful tools for displaying and analyzing features on the earth’s surface. GIS is used extensively in academic and other settings.
This workshop is for anyone who is new to GIS or who needs a refresher about the basic principles and functions of a GIS. The workshop will focus on ArcGIS, the industry leader in software, but alternatives such as QGIS and Google Earth will also be discussed. Hands-on exercises and resources for further learning will be offered.

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