The Washington University GIS Coordinator’s Office is sponsoring the following information sessions (see image below for session locations) in collaboration with the University Libraries to highlight resources available to the campus community:
Map Your Data NOW! (Monday 12 noon; Wednesday 9 a.m.; Friday 10 a.m.)
This hands-on session will teach you how to use Google Earth and ArcGIS Online to create informative maps. Participants will learn how to create printed and digital output.
Accessing GIS Data (Monday 3 p.m.; Friday 2 p.m.)
Learn how to obtain data from the university, community, state and national clearinghouses, and other online resources.
Starting from Scratch - Data Creation and Editing (Tuesday 10 a.m.; Friday 11 a.m.)
Learn how to create your own data and edit existing features.
Python & GIS (Tuesday 11 a.m.; Friday 1 p.m.)
Would you like to use simple scripts to automate and streamline your geoprocessing? This session will introduce some of the ways you can incorporate Python into ArcGIS.
Field to Finish - LIDAR Data Collection and Processing Demonstration (Tuesday 1 p.m.)
LIDAR datasets are becoming more commonplace and provide a very detailed data source for geospatial applications. Come see how terrestrial LIDAR data is collected and processed.
Research 101 (Wednesday 1:30 p.m.)
This installment of Research 101 will present on conducting research using GIS.
GIS 101 (Wednesday 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
An overview session of how GIS is being used by students and faculty on campus.
Tuesday, Nov. 13, is Visualization Day! (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Visit the Fossett Lab for Virtual Exploration (aka the CAVE), LIDAR demonstrations, and more.
Sessions run one hour except where otherwise noted above. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, and follow WUSTL GIS on twitter at https://twitter.com/WUSTLGIS for updates.