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Map Your Way into Mapping: GIS Basics

November 16, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This one-hour workshop is aimed at introducing you to the basic concepts of Geographic Information System (GIS). We will understand the main types of spatial formats in which we can describe our data, the characteristics of each format and how to combine them to efficiently convey information in a map format. The features available to display spatial data will be exemplified using the software QGIS (https://qgis.org/en/site/). By the end of the workshop, you will know how to 1) load spatial information into QGIS; 2) combine different sources of data to efficiently communicate your objectives/results; 3) customize your final map to your preferences.

This event will be held online. The video link will be distributed to those who register. Please REGISTER HERE and use your CUNY Graduate Center email address when registering.


November 16, 2022
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Digital Fellows
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All GCDI meetings and events will convene remotely until further notice. Please register for the event you’d like to participate in at least two hours prior to the event, and a link and password to join the event will be shared within one hour of the start.