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Guest presenter:
Dr. Susan Lucas, Urban Studies

In this workshop participants will learn about spatial data and nonspatial attribute data, types of spatial data files and thematic maps. Using software developed by Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute), the world leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), participants will learn how to produce several types of thematic maps using ArcGIS Online (AGOL) and ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World (Living Atlas). AGOL is a piece of web-based mapping software that allows users to produce a variety interactive web-based thematic maps, perform spatial analyses and visualize data. The Living Atlas of the World is a curated collection of geospatial data from around the world. Easily accessible, the Living Atlas allows individuals to find and manipulate geospatial data using Esri software. Participants will then learn how to open their maps in ArcGIS Pro, a desktop GIS and export maps as a pdf.

Audience: general Pitt community


This workshop is part of Love Data Week! Check out the entire lineup at: https://lovedatapgh.io/.

Thursday, February 16, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm
Dr. Susan Lucas, Urban Studies
Digital Scholarship Workshop/Presentation
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Dominic Bordelon