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...

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Cartography Workshop

This full-day hands-on workshop focuses on the visual representation of geographic information. The first part will explore reference cartography, and the fundamentals of conventional reference mapping. The second part will focus on statistical thematic cartography, and the use of GIS to generate visual representations of spatial information.

Participants should arrive with at...

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