Mapping Oregon Communities Workshop: An Introduction to GIS & Community Analysis
Eugene: June 2nd, 2009
Lane Community College - 4000 E. 30th Ave, BLDG 19 Rm 216 Eugene, OR, 97405
Portland: June 4th and 5th, 2009*
Kinetic Computer Solution - Congress Center Building, 1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 305 Portland, OR, 97204
*Note: These are one day workshops (8:30am - 4:30pm). Participants choose which one day to attend.
More Info/Registration: http://www.nur-online.com/
Audience: Beginners, anyone interested in mapping their community
Participants will learn to use ArcGIS 9.3 to do the following:
Create thematic maps
Participants will learn to create thematic maps of their own data, and display spatial trends in information.
Address mapping (geocoding)
Participants will learn to map addresses of their clients, their projects or incidents such as crime and disease.
Download and Map Census & American Community Survey Data
Participants will learn to extract and map current Census data such as poverty, race, language, population, transportation, education and workforce characteristics.
Participants will also learn to:
Conduct spatial queries
Download free shapefiles
Create well-designed maps
Mapping techniques transferable to all other communities. Exercises are designed for beginners. Intermediate Excel skills required.
+ Comprehensive workbook (75 pages), which includes the presentation, exercises and reference worksheets,
+ ArcGIS (ArcView 9.3) software 60-day trial CD set,
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