GIS Institute Summer 2019


Tue - Fri, Jun 4 to Jun 14, 1:30pm - 5:00pm


CGIS Knafel K050, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138

GIS Institute Instructors:
    Matt Wilson and  Jill Kelly

Registration Schedule:

  1. Application deadline:  
    Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:59 pm
  2. Notification of acceptance
    Monday, April 8, 2019
  3. Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) : 
    Friday, April 19, 2019 (Seat is guaranteed when registration fee is paid)
  4. Deadline for meeting with instructors to finalize project/data: 
    Friday, May 10, 2019
  5. Institute begins
    Tuesday, June 4, 2019
  6. Final project presentation
    Friday, June 14, 2019

How to Apply:

  • For Harvard Affiliates, please submit your application by clicking the GREEN "HARVARD APPLY"  button and following the instructions on the form (HUID login required).
  • For Non-Harvard applicants, please submit your application by clicking the BLUE "NON-HARVARD APPLY"  button and following the instructions on the form.





Day One: Tuesday June 4th

9:30 am Welcome and Intro to GIS (Intro)

11:00 am CGA project examples (lecture slides)

1:00 pm Basic Mapping in ArcMap (lab instructions)(lab data)

Day Two: Wednesday June 5th

9:30 am Geocoding and Georeferencing (lecture)

11:00 am Mapping Tabular Data (lecture)(lab instructions)(lab data)

1:00 pm Geocoding (lab data)

3:00 pm Spatial Analysis 1: Vector Data(lecture)(lab instructions)(lab data)

Day Three: Thursday June 6th

9:30 am Spatial Analysis 2: Raster Data (lecture)(lab instructions)(lab data)

11:00 am 3D Visualization (lecture)(lab data)

1:00 pm Georeferencing (lab instructions)(lab data)

2:30 pm Spatial Statistics 1: Exploratory Data Analysis (lab instructions)(lab data)

Day Four: Friday June 7th

9:30 am Spatial Statistics 2: Regression and Autocorrelation (lab instructions 2)(lab instructions 3)

1:00 pm Cartography and Data Management (lecture)



See also: GIS Institute