GIS Level 1: Introduction to GIS & Mapping

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:00am to 12:30pm

Building 7, 7-238 (Rotch Library, GIS & Data Lab)
77 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Learn the basics of visualizing geographic information and creating your own maps in a Geographic Information System (GIS). We will introduce open source and proprietary mapping and GIS software options and let attendees choose to work through exercises using ESRI ArcGIS (proprietary) and/or Quantum GIS (QGIS) (open source). Learn how to read and interpret maps and data and use basic cartography principles to create maps that can be used in reports and presentations.

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