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This free hour-long workshop introduces participants to DigitalGlobe Basemap, an online application for browsing and downloading global high resolution commercial satellite imagery. Topics include a brief overview of resources, current applications of commercial satellite imagery, and practical information on using the Basemap and associated imagery.

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Unit: 
U-Spatial
September 7
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

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.

If you are new to GIS, this is the workshop for you.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
September 8
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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. Note: Participants are required to provide their own Apple or Android mobile devices.

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S30C, Wilson Library

Unit: 
U-Spatial
September 18
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
September 21
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This three-hour, hands-on workshop will look at the different standards for storing spatial data (shapefiles, databases, and file formats) and will assess the advantages and disadvantages of each format. We will use SQL commands to query and visualize vector data. With this information, you will be able to better manage and work with your spatial data. The workshop uses Carto, a web-based database and visualization application.
 

Unit: 
U-Spatial
October 18
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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. 

This GIS 101 course offering uses QGIS as the exercise software. QGIS is an open source application that will be free for you to use after leaving the University. QGIS is available for Windows, Mac and Linux based computers.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
October 19
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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.

If you are new to GIS, this is the workshop for you.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
October 26
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This three-hour workshop introduces participants to the various image analysis capabilities thatGoogle Earth Engine offers. Topics covered in this course include adding satellite imagery, calculating vegetation indices, clipping the imagery to a study area, and exporting the imagery for use in another program.

Note: This is an advanced workshop. You will need to sign up for a Google Earth Engine account using a .edu email account at least two days prior to the start of the course and have some knowledge of JavaScript.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
October 27
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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.

If you are new to GIS, this is the workshop for you.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
November 10
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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.

Unit: 
U-Spatial
November 16
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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