Center for Geographic Analysis

Wei Luo

Wei Luo

Associate, Center for Geographic Analysis
Research Fellow in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Wei Luo is a Research Associate at the Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School... Read more about Wei Luo

Yuting Chen

Yuting Chen

Visiting fellow, Center for Geographic Analysis

Yuting Chen is a PhD student from the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her research primarily revolves around virtual geographic environment, geographic knowledge engineering and geospatial big data analysis... Read more about Yuting Chen

2019 Sep 06

Basic Introduction to GIS

1:30pm to 3:30pm


Northwest Building B129

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.

Registration required. ...

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Peter Bol

Peter Bol

Vice Provost for Advances in Learning
Charles H. Carswell Professor East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Peter K. Bol is a Harvard College Professor and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations... Read more about Peter Bol

p: 617-496-2031
Scott Bell

Scott Bell

Lead Instructor, GIS Institute (CGA)Professor, Dept of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan
Scott is the Lead Instructor for the CGA GIS Institute. Scott has expertise in advanced applications of GIS and GIS training for academic research. He holds an... Read more about Scott Bell
Jill Kelly

Jill Kelly

Preceptor in Geospatial Analysis
Jill Kelly is a classroom instructor for GIS in the Government Department. Her research focuses on the development and application of GIS and other spatial... Read more about Jill Kelly
Jason Ur

Jason Ur

Director of Center for Geographic Analysis
Professor of Anthropology in Department of Anthropology
Jason Ur is Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University, and director of its Center for Geographic Analysis.  He... Read more about Jason Ur
Department of Anthropology
Harvard University
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA