GIS Institute Winter 2022


Tue - Fri, Jan 4 to Jan 14, 9:30am - 5:00pm


Zoom (link will be sent to registered students)

GIS Institute Instructors:
    Scott Bell  and  Jill Kelly

Registration Schedule:

  1. Application deadline (extended):  
    Friday, October 29, 2021, 11:59 pm (Late applications may join the waitlist)
  2. Notification of acceptance
    Friday, November 5, 2021
  3. Registration fee due ($100 for Harvard affiliates and $3,150 for others) : 
    Friday, November 19, 2021 (Seat is guaranteed when registration fee is paid)
  4. Deadline for meeting with instructors to finalize project/data: 
    Friday, December 10, 2021
  5. Institute begins
    Tuesday, January 4, 2022
  6. Final project presentation
    Friday, January 14, 2022

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.




Lab Materials can be downloaded from the GIS Institute's
ArcGIS Online Group.

Day One: Tuesday January 4th

9:30 am Welcome and Intro to GIS

11:00 am Technology Check

1:00 pm Basic ArcGIS Overview

3:00 pm Harvard Map Library

4:00 pm Project Forum (Group 1)

Day Two: Wednesday January 5th

9:30 am Geocoding and Georeferencing

10:30 am Mapping Tabular Data  

1:00 pm Geocoding

2:30 pm Spatial Analysis 1: Vector Data

4:00 pm Project Forum (Group 2)

Day Three: Thursday January 7th

9:30 am Spatial Analysis 2: Raster Data

11:00 am 3D Visualization

1:00 pm Georeferencing and Digitizing

2:00 pm Spatial Statistics 1: Overview and Exploratory Data Analysis

4:00 pm Project Forum (Group 3)

Day Four: Friday January 8th

9:30 am Spatial Statistics 2: Autocorrelation & Regression

11:00 am Visit from CGA staff, CGA Projects

1:00 pm Cartography and Data Management

3:00 pm Project Forum (Group 4)

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See also: GIS Institute