IS&T RCS Tutorial - Introduction to GIS Theory (Lecture)

  • Starts: 9:30 am on Friday, September 22, 2023
  • Ends: 11:30 am on Friday, September 22, 2023
This tutorial will introduce select core Geographic Information System (GIS) theory concepts that are utilized by the majority of GIS software and GIS libraries. The goal of this tutorial is to get you familiar with common GIS terminology and concepts that may not be clearly described when reading “How To” manuals of GIS software packages and GIS libraries. Topics that will be covered include: What is GIS? Geographic Coordinate Systems & Projections Spatial Data Models Data Layers Overview of spatial data files Example of a GIS workflow Overview of available GIS software and libraries The content will be presented in lecture style and therefore no software needs to be installed prior to the tutorial.
Dennis Milechin
Zoom, registrants will be emailed the Zoom link about 2 days before the tutorial

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