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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

When: 
October 9, 2015
9a-12p
Where: 
Stanford Geospatial Center, Branner Earth Sciences Library, 397 Panama Mall, 2nd Floor
Admission: 

Stanford Affiliates, only. 

Sponsor: 
Stanford University Libraries, Stanford Geospatial Center
Contact:
stacemaples@stanford.edu
2146410920

Introduction to GIS Workshop

This is the required workshop for gaining access to Stanford Geospatial Center computing resources. This introductory session will focus upon the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using Geographic Information Systems software for the exploration and analysis of spatial data using the ArcGIS platform. Topics will include:

  • What is GIS?
  • Spatial Data Models and Formats
  • Projections and Coordinate Systems
  • Basic Data Management
  • The ArcMap User Interface
  • Simple Analysis using Visualization

Please register at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-gis-using-arcgis-oct-9th-tickets-18640236449