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GIS for Research I: Introduction to GIS Concepts, Software, and Data
- Event Type
- University Library - Scholarly Commons
- The workshop will be held in the Main Library, Library 314. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.
- Apr 6, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 pm
- James Whitacre, GIS Specialist
- Scholarly Commons
Not sure what GIS is or how it is used? This first workshop of the GIS for Research series will start you down the path to use geospatial technologies in your research by guiding you through the foundational concepts of GIS and how to think spatially. We will introduce different types of GIS software to discover geospatial data and learn about key concepts like vector vs. raster data, scale, and projections. We will also discuss resources available across campus and the web to help you utilize GIS for your research.
GIS experience needed: None