Introduction to GIS & Mapping

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

More dates through January 22, 2019

Building 14, 14N-132
160 MEMORIAL DR, 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.

The session will be offered twice. Register for one date.

Register for 1/16: https://libcal.mit.edu/event/4813465

Register for 1/22: https://libcal.mit.edu/event/4813466

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MIT Libraries
Contact Email

murack@mit.edu

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