Training Events

Upcoming training events are listed below. 

JAX: accelerated machine-learning research via composable function transformations in Python

Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

JAX is a system for high-performance machine learning research. It offers the familiarity of Python+NumPy and the speed of hardware accelerators, and it enables the definition and the composition of function transformations useful for machine-learning programs.

Location: Lewis Libary 120

Introduction to ArcGIS Pro

Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

A Geographic Information System (GIS) combines software and digital geographic data to generate maps, tables and interactive analyses of spatial information. Princeton faculty, students and staff use GIS technology to manage resources, explore spatial relationships, and visualize change.

Location: Lewis Library 225

Introduction to QGIS

Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

QGIS is an open-source GIS desktop software package. It has many features found in other desktop GIS software, runs on Linux/Unix, MacOS and Windows operating systems, and is available at no cost.

Location: Lewis Library 225

How to Create and Collect Geographic Data using ArcGIS Pro

Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

In this class students will learn how to collect geographic data from Google maps and Google Earth, how to add GPS data to GIS software, and how to georeference a scanned map. The exercise will also show how to extract points, lines and areas from the georeferenced map.

Location: Lewis Library 225

How to Create and Collect Geographic Data using QGIS

Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

In this class students will learn how to collect geographic data from Google maps and Google Earth, how to add GPS data to GIS software, and how to georeference a scanned map. The exercise will also show how to extract points, lines, and areas from the georeferenced map.

Location: Lewis Library 225

Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data with ArcGIS Pro

Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

ArcGIS Pro has a powerful set of software tools to visually explore and analyze spatial information. Point, line and area features (vector data) are both geographic objects on a map and records in a table. Such features can be selected by location or by the values stored in a feature’s record.

Location: Lewis Library 225

Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data with QGIS

Tue, Oct 1, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

QGIS has an excellent interface for exploring and analyzing spatial information. Point, line and area features (vector data) are both geographic objects on a map and records in a table. Such features can be selected by location or by the values stored in a feature’s record.

Location: Lewis Library 225

Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro

Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

GIS software allows the user to treat the Earth’s surface as a continuous array of numbers.  Images and raster datasets can be used to rank suitable locations, estimate change and display phenomena such as elevation, precipitation or temperature.

Location: Lewis Library 225

Finding the Best Location using QGIS

Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

GIS software allows the user to treat the Earth’s surface as a continuous array of numbers.  Images and raster datasets can be used to rank suitable locations, estimate change and display phenomena such as elevation, precipitation or temperature.

Location: Lewis Library 225

Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro

Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

ArcGIS Pro has many different ways to access data sets, display them in a map, and analyze relationships over time and space. US Census data can be integrated with GIS boundary files to analyze the spatial relationships of poverty, ethnicity, environmental risk, and other parameters.

Location: Lewis Library 225

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