GIS is a technological field that incorporates geographical features with tabular data in order to map, analyze, and assess real-world problems. The key word to this technology is Geography – this means that some portion of the data is spatial.
Simon Frasier University is offering a free self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled “Exploring Geographic Information Systems“: Exploring geographic information systems (GIS) is a self-paced course where participants will learn about GIS and how the technology is being used in the real world to support problem-solving and decision-making. Participants will […]
The fundamentals of GIS involve an understanding about data types, projections, data quality (accuracy and precision), how to collect data and elementary spatial analysis, exposure to geospatial technology/terminology, types of GIS data, data sources, and methods of obtaining data, basic cartography, types of spatial analyses and when to use them. Listed here is an outline […]
Penn State Public Broadcasting has released a web-based series of videos called the Geospatial Revolution Project , the first episode of which debuted in September of 2010: The project will feature a web-based serial release of video episodes—each telling an intriguing geospatial story. Overarching themes woven throughout the episodes will tie […]