GIS Fundamentals Workshop Series

The Clemson Center for Geospatial Technologies (CCGT) is bringing back their popular GIS Fundamentals Workshop Series. If you are interested in learning more about Geographic Information Systems (GIS), this is the workshop series for you! This is a beginner-level series of workshops and requires no previous experience in GIS. Participants can take one, several, or all of the workshops.

These weekly online workshops will provide experience with a variety of GIS concepts, software, and expertise and are designed to help you acquire GIS skills that are in demand for research and the job market. The workshops are free and open to all Clemson students, faculty, and staff. Participants can attend one, several, or all workshops in the series with the possibility of earning a  CCGT Certificate of Attendance.

To attend, pre register at this link. Registration is required before attendance and is limited to the first 60 people.

This document contains a detailed description of the subjects covered during each workshop session.

The workshops to be offered are: 

  1.  Introduction to GIS* August 27
  2.  GIS Data Creation and Management* September 3
  3. Working with Tabular Data in GIS September 10
  4.  Basic Spatial Analysis September 17
  5.  Intermediate Spatial Analysis September 24
  6.  Basic Spatial Statistics October 1
  7.  Cloud Mapping and Story Maps with ArcGIS Online October 8
  8.  Field Data Collection with GIS October 22
  9.  Data Visualization & Analytics with Tableau** October 29
  10.  Using and Visualizing LiDAR in GIS November 5
  11.   Intro to Drones for Mapping November 12 

 *Attending the first two workshops is required before attending any other workshops in the series.

**Asynchronous sessions