Urban & Regional Planners, Transportation Planners, Environmentalists, Civil & Mining Engineers, Landscape Architects, Geographers, Geologists, Wildlife Biologists, and anyone who have their feet on the ground. Business analysts who wish to study their data in the spatial sense can take advantage of geospatial findings that they cannot immediately see on tabular data also stand to benefit, eg in marketing and sales, banking customers on foot falls to ATMs and volumes transacted, location of competition, etc.
3 Days (includes assessment)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day
- Mapping & Cartography – What are maps, map elements, symbolization, map scale, data sources.
- GIS Fundamentals – Software, GIS Data Structures and Models
- Data Creation - Georeferencing / Transformation, physical and logical design, Digitization, Attribute entry and retrieval
- Tables- Relationship, Cardinality and Joins
- Query - using SQL statements
- Analysis – Buffer/Proximity Analysis, Union, Intersect.
- Data outputs - Map Layout creation and Printing
- Global Positioning System (GPS) – collecting data in field with GPS
- Importing & Exporting data – GPS data, Google Earth, KML
- Creating statistics & reporting