Designed for researchers who are new to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), this 2-hour workshop will introduce the basics of web-mapping technology using Google Maps and Google Fusion Tables.
Web GIS enables users to create rich, interactive maps and provides insight via the spatial representation of data.
Topics will include:
- finding coordinates
- adding GIS layers
- working with Google Maps
- understanding map mashups, and
- analyzing your map
The workshop assumes attendees have no previous experience with GIS.