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Geospatial Semester: Home

This guide is designed to give students, staff and faculty an overview of the geospatial mapping and analysis workshops that are offered in the 2016-2017 academic year. If a group desires one of the workshops at a specific time, please make a request to C

A Journey of Geospatial Visualization & Analysis Tools

Join us on a short journey through new visualization and analytic tools, from basic to advanced, available now through the ArcGIS platform. View screenshots of highly acclaimed maps, field mobility and smart mapping tools, Story Maps, Web maps, Web apps, and development tools. Learn to create your own maps (in as quickly as ten minutes!) and become familiar with a variety of resources and training opportunities to expand your expertise.

Elizabeth Dafoe Brown Lab, 12-1:30pm on Sept. 21, 2018 & Nov. 2, 2018

GIS Researcher Meet-ups

Join us on the second Friday of most months from 12-2pm in Elizabeth Dafoe Library’s Brown Lab.

Come to share or listen to what others are doing with respect to geospatial web apps, Enterprise applications, or geospatial tools for use in visualization, smart maps, analysis, scripting or statistics.

Please RSVP to cynthia.dietz@umanitoba.ca as we are looking for at least 4-5 researchers to participate in each session.

Scheduled Meet-Ups in Elizabeth Dafoe Library Brown Lab from 12-2pm:

  • Sept. 14, 2018,  Oct. 12, 2018, Nov. 9, 2018

Geospatial Semester

Geospatial Semester Workshops: 

Use online, desktop, or server mapping tools to understand, analyze and share your data!

For the 2018-2019 academic year, several geospatial workshops are being offered in the Brown Lab of Elizabeth Dafoe Library. Please find the sessions available to you. If you want to make your communications more powerful or your analysis stronger, please consider them.  There are three offerings specifically for individuals doing participatory research.

Please contact the GIS Environmental Studies Librarian, cynthia.dietz@umanitoba.ca, with questions or custom data requests.

Workshop Name

Description

Dates Open to All:

GradSteps

Dates:

ArcGIS Maps for MS Office

 

Analyze your spreadsheet data on a map inside MS Excel use the ArcGIS Maps for Office Plug-in. Share your work securely, and use PowerPoint to show your map-based presentations. Instantly drill down into the map to answer questions on the spot.

Sept.28, 2018

2 - 3:30pm

(Registration)

 

ArcGIS Pro: Introduction to a New Interface; Working with GIS Layers

In ArcGIS Pro explore the main components of this reinvented desktop user interface, work with GIS layers, create points on a map, and symbolize the map layers.

 

Sept.12, 2018:

12-2pm;

 (Registration)

&

Sept.13,2018:

11:30-1:00pm 

 (Registration)

 

Sept.11, 2018 

12:00-2pm

 

 (Registration

 

 

 

ArcGIS Pro: Create Project Templates; Represent your Data

 

 

Create a project template, and then a project. Add data to the project from a geodatabase and folder. Explore the data associated with a location and represent it.

 

 

Sept.19, 2018: 12-2pm;

 (Registration)

&

Sept.20, 2018:

11:30-1:00pm 

(Registration )

 

 

Sept.18, 2018 

12:00-2pm

 (Registration)

ArcGIS for AutoCAD Plug-in

 

Using the ArcGIS for AutoCAD free plug-in, access GIS maps, imagery, feature services and sources within AutoCAD.

Sept. 21, 2018 

2 – 3:30pm

(Registration)

 

ArcGIS Pro: Addressing Flooding in 3D

Using imagery and an elevation surface address flooding in 3D. Edit features, create a scene, analyze raster data, and apply 3D symbology.

 

Sept. 26, 2018

12:00-2:00pm

(Registration)

 

Sept.25, 2018 

12:00-2pm

  (Registration)

ArcGIS Pro: Geoprocessing Tools & Feature Classes

 

Make a feature class from a CSV file. Add metadata to the new feature class. Add features interactively and symbolize layers. Find and use geoprocessing tools.

 

 

Oct.3, 2018

12-2pm;

(Registration

&

Oct. 4, 2018

11:30-1:00pm

(Registration)

 

Oct. 2, 2018 

12:00-2pm

 (Registration)

ArcGIS Web Maps for Sharing

Use Web maps hosted and shared through ArcGIS Online to pan and zoom, and to show some pop-ups. Add other layers and basemaps referenced externally. Use scaled symbols and other smart styling. Share the map with others using web browsers, mobile devices or desktop map viewers. Others using an ArcGIS Online account will be able to add layers, perform analysis and get directions.

 

Oct. 5, 2018 

2 – 3:30pm

(Registration

 

ArcGIS Online Visualization and Analysis

 

Using ArcGIS Online, create a map, add existing data or geocode your own, select subsets of data, style the layers, configure the pop-ups, map multiple fields, find patterns in the map, and share analysis results by configuring a web app.geocode data, select subsets of data, style the layers, configure the pop-ups, map multiple fields, find patterns in the map, and share analysis results by configuring a web app.

Oct. 10, 2018

12-2pm;

(Registration

&

Oct. 11, 2018

11:30-1:00pm

(Registration)

 

Oct. 9, 2018 

12:00-2pm

 (Registration)

Survey123 Using ArcGIS Online

 

Use Survey123 Connect, a downloadable desktop app, to design and publish an advanced form (e.g. Drug Activity Reporter) to capture data, view and analyze it. The field app, used with phones or tablets, can be used offline. It provides real time data collection. This is the first workshop of three designed for participatory researchers. A smartphone or tablet is required for the field data collection.

 

Oct. 18, 2018

11:30-1:00pm

(Registration)

 

Oct. 16, 2018

12:00-2pm 

 (Registration)

 

 

Landsat Arctic App

 

The Landsat Arctic App is powered by ArcGIS Server using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.  Landsat Arctic Views provide access to 30m 8-band multispectral services and a range of functions that provide different band combinations and indices. Landsat Arctic Pansharpened provides access to 15m 4-band (Red, Green, Blue and NIR) panchromatic sharpened imagery. You can build your own combination of bands for viewing.

 

Oct. 26, 2018

2:00-3:30pm

(Registration)

 

 

Crowdsource Manager Using ArcGIS Online

 

Use Crowdsource Manager on a tablet or desktop as a group application template to help your organization (University of Manitoba) review observations submitted through a Reporter (Survey123) Application. Users authenticate with their ArcGIS credentials and look for patterns and clusters. They also review the details reported.

This is the second workshop of three designed for participatory researchers. Attendance in the Survey123 for ArcGIS Online workshop is a prerequisite. Each participant needs to have selected his/her topic of interest, to have decided on and collected the data layers required for the topic, and to have used Survey123 to collect data pertinent to the project.

Oct. 24, 2018 

12-2pm

(Registration)

&

Oct. 25, 2018

11:30-1:00pm

(Registration)

Oct. 23, 2018 

12:00-2pm

(Registration)

 

 

Operations Dashboard Using ArcGIS Online

 

Create an Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS, a configurable web app, to visualize and analyze real time data provided by a Crowdsource Manager (e.g. Drug Activity Manager). Configure the dashboard using widgets for description, feature details and query. This is the third workshop of three designed for participatory researchers. Attendance in both the Survey123 and the Crowdsource Manager workshops for ArcGIS Online is a prerequisite. Each participant needs to have successfully used Crowdsource Reporter to examine his/her data.

 

Oct. 31, 2018 

12:30-2:30pm

(Registration)

&

Nov. 1, 2018

11:30-1:00pm

(Registration)

Oct. 30, 2018 

12:00-2pm

(Registration

Story Map Cascade: ArcGIS Online

 

Use the Story Map Cascade Builder to configure your cover page, add an image or video from a Flickr album. Add some text, more photos and a perhaps a map. Start new sections with text, title and media. Add views, a story and subtitles and then share your story!

 

Nov. 7, 2018 

12-1:30pm

(Registration)  &

Nov. 8, 2018&

11:30-1:00pm

(Registration)

 

ArcGIS Pro: Model Builder

Build a geoprocessing model to automate repetitive tasks. Document your geoprocessing methodology, incrementally develop and improve your workflow, and explore alternative outcomes with different datasets and tool parameters.

 

Nov. 22, 2018 

12:00-1:30pm

(Registration)

 

 

Learn Python for Use with ArcGIS Pro

Learn the basic concepts and features of Python needed for use with ArcGIS Pro. Create a script tool and work with Python packages. Learn how Python is used to access, create and extend geoprocessing tools or modules.

 

Nov. 28, 2018 

12-2pm

 (Registration)

 

 

Using Statistics and the R-ArcGIS Bridge

 

Learn about R and RStudio Desktop. Read and write data to and from ArcGIS and R. Run script tools that reference an R script. Aggregate point data by counts within a defined location. Use the Emerging Hot Spot Analysis tool.

 

Dec. 5, 2018 

12-2pm

 (Registration)

 

 

GISday, Spring 2019

GISday is pending, and may happen on November 21, 2018!  The theme is "GIS Tools that Make a Difference!" : http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/gisdayatuml

GIS Librarian

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Cynthia Dietz
Contact:
Rm. 112
Elizabeth Dafoe Library
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
204-474-7134

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