Basic Introduction to GIS

This workshop is offered every semester as a basic introduction to GIS.   The topics covered are:

1. What is GIS, mapping, and spatial data.

2. GIS data types  and file formats.

3. GIS analysis, problem solving, and case studies.

Learning objectives:
To gain an understanding of what GIS is and how it can be used.
To practice using WEB GIS and Desktop GIS.

The 2-hour program is free for people with a valid Harvard ID. For others there is a $100 registration fee. See for payment instructions.

Select the workshop from the Upcoming Workshops list to apply. Seats are limited.

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See also: Teaching, Workshop