Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory

Instructor: Jon Jablonski

Want to learn the basics of GIS?  Need to make a map of your research results, but don't know where to start?  

MIL and the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will be hosting a 2-hour hands-on workshop taught by Spatial Data Librarian Jon Jablonski.

This is an absolute beginner's introduction to digital spatial data in which you will learn to:

  • Visualize spatial data in a geographic information system
  • Explore different ArcGIS tools for spatial analysis, including overlay analysis and choropleth mapping
  • Identify 7 common file formats used with spatial data 
  • Learn about data resources available to you at the UCSB Library
  • Produce a map to print or share online

No prior GIS knowledge is required for this workshop.  Limited to 18 participants.  Must be a UCSB student, faculty, or staff member.