Research Technology

2018 Jan 26

Basic Introduction to GIS

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER January 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Jeff Blossom NON-HARVARD REGISTER Brief introduction to GIS, and the CGA workshop training series, to help students determine workshops that are appropriate for their individual needs. Students will use online and desktop GIS software. Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
2018 Feb 23

Drone Imagery in ArcGIS

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Speaker: Cody Benkelman, Technical Product Manager for Imagery at ESRI, will be at Harvard to present this workshop on tools and techniques for working with imagery from drones (but applicable to other sources) within ArcGIS. Download Agenda Cody will discuss specific tools for working with imagery, and provide advice and best practices regarding using and managing imagery within ArcGIS. This presentation will be valuable to GIS users trying to integrate imagery data from a variety of sensors and sources into their spatial analysis, models, and... Read more about Drone Imagery in ArcGIS
2014 Oct 17

Data Management in Stata

9:00am to 12:00pm

LOCATION: K018, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA This class will introduce common data management techniques in Stata. Topics covered include basic data manipulation commands such as: recoding variables, creating new variables, working with missing data, and generating variables based on complex selection criteria. Participants will be introduced to strategies for merging datasets (adding both variables and observations), and collapsing datasets. This workshop is intended for users who have an introductory level of knowledge of Stata software. This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT... Read more about Data Management in Stata
2018 Apr 06

Getting to know ArcGIS Network Analyst

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER April 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Fei Carnes NON-HARVARD REGISTER This workshop teaches how to use network data and ArcGIS Network Analyst software. We will explore street dataset to generate a network dataset and then use it to find optimal facility locations based on your criteria. We will develop an OD cost matrix to finds and measures the least-cost paths along the network from multiple origins to multiple destinations. Finally we will explore the location-allocation functionality to maximize health-care facilities attendance. Download Workshop Material Location... Read more about Getting to know ArcGIS Network Analyst
2015 Apr 10

Regression and Graphing in Stata

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

K018, 1737 Cambridge Street
This hands-on class will provide a comprehensive introduction to graphics in Stata. Topics for the class include graphing principles, descriptive graphs, linear regression, factor variables, and post-estimation graphs. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Prerequisite: a general familiarity with Stata (such as taking the Introduction to Stata workshop). This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up! Instructor: Ista Zahn Location: Rm K018, 1737 Cambrdige St. (CGIS Knafel Building) For details and... Read more about Regression and Graphing in Stata
2018 Mar 23

Introduction to ArcGIS Online

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER March 23, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm NON-HARVARD REGISTER Learn about the easy new tools Esri has created that take advantage of all the powerful mapping capabilities. ArcGIS Online and Esri Maps for MS Office give you the power of GIS without the learning curve. Do drag-and-drop mapping, geocoding, routing and visualizations outside of ArcGIS Desktop. Create interactive web maps you can embed in your own blog, web page or PowerPoint slide. Learn about Esri's ready-to-use content. Find data, create a web map, and share it - all in about five minutes. Instructor: Giovanni Zambotti (HPPM... Read more about Introduction to ArcGIS Online
2018 Mar 30

Making Sense out of Spatial Data (Longwood)

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library
REGISTER March 30, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm NON-HARVARD REGISTER Leader/Instructor Giovanni Zambotti An introduction to spatial analysis for various kinds of problem solving in a GIS environment. Examples of both raster and vector data-based spatial operations like overlay, buffering, and interpolation will be covered. Download Workshop Materials Location Training Workshops - Countway Library
2018 Mar 23

Introduction to Web Scraping with Python

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel K018
Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries BeautifulSoup and Requests. Participants will practice accessing websites, parsing information, and storing data in a CSV file. This workshop is intended for social scientists who are new to web scraping, but have some familiarity with Python or have attended the Introduction to Python workshop. Workshop Preparation Computers with Python pre-loaded are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you with to... Read more about Introduction to Web Scraping with Python
2018 Mar 30

Remote Sensing for Land Use Change Analysis

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building
REGISTER March 30, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Stacy Bogan NON-HARVARD REGISTER One popular use of remote sensing is the analysis of land use change over time. In this workshop, students will learn how to search for and download free Landsat data; how to prepare these data for analysis; and how to examine land use change over time. We will be using ArcGIS and IDRISI Selva, both of which are available to Harvard affiliates on the CGA website. This class is meant to build off of introductory GIS and Remote Sensing workshops. Location Training Workshops - Northwest Building
2016 Oct 21

Worldmap Introduction

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building - 52 Oxford
REGISTER October 21, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Ben Lewis NON-HARVARD REGISTER The Center for Geographic Analysis is developing WorldMap (http://worldmap.harvard.edu/), an open source platform designed to encourage collaboration between researchers who need access to geospatial information. Despite the many ways in which research materials can now be accessed and shared across the web, the methods suitable for geospatial materials lag. The reasons are many and interconnected: 1) the sparse implementation of standards, 2) the size and complexity of geospatial datasets, 3) the... Read more about Worldmap Introduction
2016 Sep 30

Basic R Programming for Data Analysis

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

TBA
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016, 9:30am to 12:30pm See also: Upcoming Workshops, R, Basic R Programming for Data Analysis Location: To Be Determined This hands-on, intermediate course will guide you through a variety of programming functions in the open-source statistical software program, R. It is intended for those already comfortable with using R for data analysis who wish to move on to writing their own functions. To the extent possible this workshop uses real-world examples. Concepts will be introduced as they are needed for a realistic analysis task. In the course of working through a... Read more about Basic R Programming for Data Analysis
2018 Oct 05

Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel room K018
This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R, using techniques such as layering, mapping variables to aesthetics, working withr scales, faceting, and themes. Visit http://bit.ly/iqss-rgraphics for details and registration information (requires HarvardKey). Read more about Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2
2016 Oct 07

ArcGIS Online & ArcGIS Maps for Office

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Building - 52 Oxford
REGISTER October 7, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Leader/Instructor Giovanni Zambotti NON-HARVARD REGISTER Learn about the easy new tools Esri has created that take advantage of all the powerful mapping capabilities. ArcGIS Online and Esri Maps for MS Office give you the power of GIS without the learning curve. Do drag-and-drop mapping, geocoding, routing and visualizations outside of ArcGIS Desktop. Create interactive web maps you can embed in your own blog, web page or PowerPoint slide. Learn about Esri's ready-to-use content. Find data, create a web map, and share it - all in about five minutes... Read more about ArcGIS Online & ArcGIS Maps for Office
2014 Sep 26

R Programming

9:00am to 12:00pm

-------- DATE: ------------------------------------------------------------- 9:00am to 12:00pm -------- LOCATION: --------------------------------------------------------- K018, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA This hands-on, intermediate R course will guide users through a variety of programming functions in the open-source statistical software program, R. This workshop covers blocks, loops, program flow, functions,S3 classes and methods, and debugging in R. This workshop is intended for those already comfortable with using R for data analysis who wish to move on to writing their own... Read more about R Programming
2018 Feb 09

Basic Introduction to GIS (Longwood)

1:30pm to 2:45pm

REGISTER February 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm Leader/Instructor Jeff Blossom NON-HARVARD REGISTER Brief introduction to GIS, and the CGA workshop training series, to help students determine workshops that are appropriate for their individual needs. Students will use online and desktop GIS software.

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