GIS Workshops at Berkeley

For anyone interested in learning more about GIS, UC Berkeley’s Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF) is offering a series of workshops about geospatial technologies.

An Introduction to GIS workshop is being offered Wednesday, Oct 29 from 9am-noon. The cost is $153 for non-UC affiliates. A course outline is listed below:

Intro to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

* Presentation
o What is GIS?
o Geospatial Data Considerations
o Geoprocessing and spatial analysis
o Data Sources
o Using ArcGIS 9.2
* Interactive
o Finding and downloading spatial data
o Creating a new shapefile
o Simple geoprocessing
o Creating a map for export

The GIF workshop schedule can be found at:
http://gif.berkeley.edu/support/workshops.html

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