Basic Introduction to GIS


Friday, January 27, 2023, 1:30pm to 3:30pm


CGIS South room S020 (Belfer Case Study Room)

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

  • What is GIS, mapping, and spatial data?
  • GIS data types  and file formats
  • 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. 

For registration information see the calendar event at the CGA website.