GIS for the Humanities and Social Sciences (fall 2018)


Friday, December 7, 2018, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: Northwest Building B129

Leader/Instructor:  Jeff Blossom

How to Apply:

  • For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the green "REGISTER" button(HUID login required).
  • For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the blue "NON-HARVARD REGISTER" button.



Recommended for each participant:

  • Your laptop.  We'll be in a computer lab, so this is not essential as students can use the lab machines.  But installing and using the GIS software on your own laptop is a good accelerant to using and learning GIS. 
  • If you have a laptop:  Download and install  GoogleEarthPro, and QGIS,  (both free)
  • Create a login on the Worldmap site (
  • Bring any data or documents you want to map or work with.  Time permitting, the instructors will look at your data and offer suggestions.

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