Recent Sessions Tagged With 'geographic information system'

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The National Extension Web-mapping Tool (NEWT)

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, John McGee

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Virginia Tech Center for Geospatial Information Technology collaborated through an eXtension Innovation grant to create the National Extension Web-mapping Tool (NEWT). The goal of...

Getting Started with Story Maps

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paula Lazrus, Shane Bradt

Summary:Have an interesting historical downtown that you want people to explore? Want to explore a social issue in a spatial context? Have story with a spatial component that would benefit from linking your content to geographic location? If you are looking to share your...

Spatial Analysis in ArcGIS Online

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 3:15 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt

Summary: Spatial Analysis tools in ArcGIS Online are growing more and more useful all the time. This webinar will demonstrate how to use some of the most common analysis tools in ArcGIS Online, which you can begin using in your classroom right away with your ArcGIS...

QGIS Layer Properties: Symbology and Labels

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar will introduce the concept of attribute data and take you through the steps necessary to change the symbology of your data layers and to...

Sight beyond sight: the power of near-infrared imagery for mapping

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Summary:Although near-infrared imagery is becoming more widely available, many users of geospatial data (even GIS professionals) do not appreciate the true power of these images. While most people are familiar with true color images, which represent visible wavelengths in...

QGIS: Data Acquisition and Transformation

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar is all about finding or creating data in various formats (.shp, .csv, .gpx...) and coordinate systems, and figuring out how to bring them...

Introduction to QGIS

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Summary:QGIS is a free and open source GIS software program that can be used to make maps and perform geospatial analysis. This webinar will introduce participants to how to use QGIS at a very basic level. It is most appropriate for people who understand what GIS is, but have...

Mapping it up in VT and NH: getting to know the new online map viewers from VCGI and NH GRANIT

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

VT and NH both have powerful, newly updated online map viewers - Vermont Interactive Map Viewer and GRANITView II. While each viewer is customized to the state's GIS resources, they share a common framework and much of the same functionality. Come for a tour of the new...

Getting Started With Python

Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

Ivan Brown of the VT Center for Geographic Information will provide a general description of the Python programming language, demonstrate basic Python coding, and present the use of Python within ArcGIS technology.

Using GPS and Bringing the Data into GIS

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

This webinar will demonstrate how to use a consumer-grade GPS receiver to collect data and then bring that data into both QGIS (free and open source) and ArcGIS. DNRGPS (free!) will be demonstrated as a tool for downloading and transforming GPS data into projected shapefile...

Quantum GIS: Data Acquisition and Transformation

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

This webinar is all about finding or creating data in various formats (.shp, .csv, .gpx...) and coordinate systems, and figuring out how to bring them into your QGIS map project. It is easy to do once you learn how to use GPS Tools, Add Delimited Text Layer, and the Coordinate...

Introduction to Quantum GIS (QGIS)

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST - Presented by Leslie Pelch

This webinar will introduce participants to Quantum GIS (QGIS) a free and open source GIS software program. Concepts covered will include Projects, Data Layers, and the Map View, as well as using the tools and icons available to move around the map.

Introducing gvSIG Desktop version 2.0

Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt

Summary gvSIG is a free, open-source desktop software package with capabilities ranging from GIS data viewing to advanced editing and analysis. This webinar will discuss the newest release of gvSIG (version 2.0) focusing on a comparison between this and previous versions, as...

The promise and the reality of free and open-source desktop GIS software

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Shane Bradt

Join Map@Syst for a webinar on free and open-source GIS software presented by Shane Bradt from UNH Cooperative Extension and hosted by Leslie Pelch from the Vermont Center for Geographic Information. Webinar Overview GIS software has the reputation of being expensive, at...