Jul 23-24 2012 Data Mapping for Beginners

North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley

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Are you new to mapping? Do you want to use maps to visualize data and communicate ideas? Then the Introduction to GIS Mapping workshop may be for you. Our intensive, two-day program provides hands-on training in essential Geographical Information Systems (GIS) skills. Introduction to GIS Mapping is ideal for people interested in a rapid-paced immersive experience in data mapping. This training is ideal for journalists, communications professionals or anyone interested in Attendees will learn how to create and edit maps, and will produce an interactive map suitable for publishing on the Web.

Application deadline was Jul 9, 2012 12 a.m.


The following presentations were provided to workshop participants but not publicly webcast.

Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

Getting started with QGIS

Working with map files

Editing map attributes

Day 1 recap

Editing map geometry

Joining data and maps

Visualize map data for analysis

Exporting an interactive map

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