Basic Introduction to GIS


Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:30pm to 3:30pm


Northwest Building B129

Lead Instructor: Jeff Blossom

Register for this training session at the CGA website.

This workshop is offered every semester as a basic introduction to GIS.   The topics covered are:

1. What is GIS, mapping, and spatial data
2. GIS data types  and file formats
3. GIS analysis, problem solving, and case studies

Learning objectives

  • To gain an understanding of what GIS is and how it can be used.
  • To practice using WEB GIS and Desktop GIS.

The 2-hour program is free for people with a valid Harvard ID. For others there is a $100 registration fee. See for payment instructions.