Support for Spatial Research
U-Spatial is a nationally recognized model that serves and drives a fast-growing need for expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and spatial computing across the University.
On July 9, U of M spatial research experts presented in a plenary session at the 2018 Esri User Conference, an international gathering of mapping and GIS experts in San Diego.Learn more about the U’s spatial research capabilities
This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and hands-on exercises, participants will learn basic GIS concepts and the fundamentals of spatial analysis. If you are brand new to GIS, Mapping 101 is a better workshop to get started.
This three-hour workshop offers a hands-on overview of offline data collection using Esri's Collector for ArcGIS app. Topics include setting up templates, collecting features in the field, and visualizing data once it's collected.
This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on activities, participants will learn the fundamentals of designing and sharing online maps. Topics covered include preparing data for use, online data sources, map design, and spatial analysis.