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Introduction to ArcGIS : visualising data using ArcGIS (Part 1 of 2)

Introduction to ArcGIS : visualising data using ArcGIS (Part 1 of 2)

Part of the series: Digital Tools and Approaches to Connect and Transform Your Research

 

Description:

In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to create a map with ArcGIS using data downloaded from organisations such as the National Parks & Wildlife Service, the CSO and the EPA.

Step-by-step guidance will be given on importing the data into the ArcGIS software package and using background maps from Ordnance Survey Ireland's MapGenie service.

This workshop is designed for those with little or no GIS experience and will be held on Thursday 8th November 2018.

 The 2nd workshop Introduction to ArcGIS : Visualising Data Using ArcGIS (part 2 of 2) will be held on Thursday November 22nd 2018.

 

Objectives

By the end of the session you will have completed the following activities:

  • Joining tables
  • Clipping and buffering
  • Measuring distances
  • Creating heat maps

 

Who should attend?

This course will be of interest to administrative staff and students or researchers who would like to learn the basic skills required to create a map using ArcGIS.  It is designed for those with little or no GIS experience and who don’t necessarily have access to a UCD course with a GIS module. 

 

Certificates of attendance will be available on request on the day of the workshop.

No booking required: places are limited to 30 and available on a first come first served basis.

Location: Information Skills Room in the Health Sciences Library (no. 29 on the campus map )

Related LibGuide: GIS at UCD and on the Web by Jane Nolan

Date:
Thursday, 8th November 2018
Time:
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:
Information Skills Room
Library:
Health Sciences Library
Presenter:
Jane Nolan
Categories:
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Visualising with Maps

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Jane Nolan

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UCD Library

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