Introduction to GIS Workshop – Friday, Sept 20th

Introduction to GIS Workshop – Friday, Sept 20th
Science Hall – Room 380- 4pm to 6pm

Instructors: 
Jaime Stoltenberg, Map and GIS Data Librarian, Robinson Map Library
Karen Tuerk, GIS Certificate Program Manager, Department of Geography

Level:  Beginner
Cost:  Free

This beginner workshop in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provides hands-on experience with ArcGIS 10.1 Software and different types of geospatial data. Using U.S. Census population and other data, workshop attendees will use ArcGIS 10.1 software to view spatial and tabular data files, create thematic maps, and perform different types of spatial analysis. The workshop includes a general introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), an overview of geospatial data types and formats, and an introduction to analysis methods, working with tables, querying data based on certain criteria, and displaying/mapping data in ArcGIS software.

Workshop is limited to 20 participants & Pre-registration is required.

To sign up for this workshop:

Send an email to: jstoltenberg@wisc.edu
Subject line:  GIS Workshop
Include:  Your name, department and student level (eg. undergrad, grad) or other status (faculty, staff, etc.)

Sponsored by the UW Libraries System and the Department of Geography

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