Basic Introduction to GIS


Friday, September 4, 2020, 1:30pm to 3:30pm



Lead Instructor:  Jeff Blossom

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.

Seats are limited. Follow these links to register:

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