GIS 1 for Natural Resource Professionals Workshop

Shawni Beaulieu February 7, 2018

March 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am – March 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
IUC Forestry Building, UNB Campus
28 Dineen Dr
Fredericton, NB E3B
GIS 1 for Natural Resource Professionals Workshop @ IUC Forestry Building,  UNB Campus | Fredericton | New Brunswick | Canada

This two-day introductory workshop is intended for natural resource professionals seeking a basic working knowledge of the ArcGIS software suite. Participants will gain hands-on experience with ArcGIS (provided) in a computer lab setting. As a result of the workshop, participants will be able to acquire, manage and use spatial data to develop, symbolize and share informative maps, perform common editing and geoprocessing operations and interchange between GIS and GPS data formats.

Topics include:

  • Common data types used in GIS
  • Common data and map projections that might be encountered
  • Building informative maps by:
    • Creating an ArcMap project
    • Adding and symbolizing GIS data
    • Incorporating public base map data
    • Using and modifying map templates
  • Sharing GIS data and maps by:
    • Exporting PDF maps
    • Sharing Layer and Map Packages
  • Work with common GPS data formats by:
    • Importing GPX data in to ArcGIS
    • Exporting GIS data to GPX format
  • Build and modify GIS data by:
    • Common geoprocessing tools
    • Data selections and queries
    • Basic spatial data editing

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