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Intro to Geographic Information System (GIS)

This 2-hour workshop is designed for those with little or no GIS (Geographic Information System) experience. GIS software is widely used to manage, display, and analyze/model spatial information as well as to publish maps.

 

Class Agenda:

  • Explore common file types
  • Explore the user interface
  • Perform basic analysis
  • Publish a map

Instructor: Mono Simeone, Mono.Simeone@ucsf.edu

Mono is the UCSF GIS Manager, his primary work is to support the university in utilizing spatial information and mapping to support operations and communications. He is also the UCSF Esri Site License Administrator. Before joining UCSF, Mono taught intro and intermediate GIS for 10 years at the GIS Education Center at CCSF before directing the program for the past 3 years. Other projects include: SF Department of Elections, SFPD, and Point Reyes National Seashore. Mono is now past-President of BayGeo, the Bay Area’s professional association for users of GIS and mapping technology. Mono loves maps and is passionate about sharing the benefits of maps and spatial analysis to empower communities.

When you register, the Library reserves class space for you. Since many of our classes have a waitlist, please cancel your registration if you can no longer attend.

Date:
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Mission Hall 1407
Campus:
Mission Bay
Categories:
Data Science Initiative   Data Visualization  

Event Organizer

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Joanna Kang