Training Events

Upcoming training events are listed below. 

How to Select and Analyze Geographic Features and Data (offered twice a semester)

Tue, Feb 19, 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

Introduction to Programming Using Python - Section I- 2/19 & 2/26

Tue, Feb 19, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

There are four different sections. Participants sign up for one of the sections; each section meets twice. All
sessions are 3:30-5:00, 347 Lewis Library, Vis Lab


Section I -- Tuesday Feb. 19 & Tuesday Feb. 26

Location: Lewis Library, 347

How to Create and Collect Geographic Data (offered twice a semester)

Wed, Feb 20, 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

Introduction to Programming Using Python - Section II- 2/20 & 2/27

Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

There are four different sections. Participants sign up for one of the sections; each section meets twice. All
sessions are 3:30-5:00, 347 Lewis Library, Vis Lab

Section I -- Tuesday Feb. 19 & Tuesday Feb. 26

Location: Lewis Library, 347

Finding the Best Location using ArcGIS Pro (offered twice a semester)

Thu, Feb 21, 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

Introduction to Programming Using Python - Section III- 2/21 & 2/28

Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

There are four different sections. Participants sign up for one of the sections; each section meets twice. All
sessions are 3:30-5:00, 347 Lewis Library, Vis Lab


Section I -- Tuesday Feb. 19 & Tuesday Feb. 26

Location: Lewis Library, 347

Data Transfer Basics and Globus Transfer Tool Tutorial

Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Research datasets are getting larger and more diverse. It is important that researchers do not spend too much time and effort on transferring datasets from one place to another: (1) It should be easy to start a transfer, and (2) transfer speed should be fast. This can be achieved by following good practices.

 

Location: Lewis Library, 347

Introduction to Programming Using Python - Section IV- 2/22 & 3/1

Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

There are four different sections. Participants sign up for one of the sections; each section meets twice. All
sessions are 3:30-5:00, 347 Lewis Library, Vis Lab


Section I -- Tuesday Feb. 19 & Tuesday Feb. 26

Location: Lewis Library, 347

Using Tables and Maps together in ArcGIS Pro (offered twice a semester)

Mon, Feb 25, 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

Making Maps and Presentations using ArcGIS Pro (offered twice a semester)

Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Maps can be extremely effective in communicating knowledge about an area. ArcGIS Pro has a variety of tools and techniques to design maps. Hands-on exercises will show how to use map-making tools within the software, and introduce common cartographic techniques.

Location: Lewis Library, 225

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