Informatics and GIS Program
University of California
Informatics and GIS Program

Introduction to Image Processing and GIS for Natural Resources

UC South Coast Research and Extension Center

7601 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618

Thursday, September 14th, 2017, from 11:00am to 4:00pm

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Goal:  Provide overview of geospatial technologies for monitoring and mapping natural resources, with hands on experience using on practical examples.

Workshop ContentThis workshop has been designed for participants interested in environmental sciences with little to no experience in GIS. An introductory presentation will get you up to speed on the types of analysis GIS may be used for, as well as the basic characteristics of spatial data. After this brief lecture you will follow an interactive exercise that will introduce you to data processing with Pix4Dmapper and ArcGIS software applications, using drone imagery to analyze and map environmental features of interest in woodland areas.

For information regarding the accompanying Drone Technologies for Natural Resources workshop on September 13th please Click Here.  

This course content is the result of a collaborative effort between UC ANR IGIS Statewide Program,, and the UC Berkeley, Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF),   

Oneto Becchetti Drone grant

Audience: Public and private resource professionals as well as UC Cooperative Extension Advisors and Specialists.

Requirement: Participants must bring a laptop computer with a recent version of either ArcGIS installed on it.

ArcGIS can be obtained for UC ANR and UC AES work computers free of charge at Click Here

Please download the ArcGIS software and request a user license several days in advance of the workshop to ensure that it is properly functioning before the workshop date.

When & Where: September 14th, 2017, from 11am to 4:00pm, with a catered lunch from 12 to 1pm.

University of California, South Coast Research and Extension Center
7601 Irvine Boulevard, Irvine, CA 92618

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Cost: $50 (account # and contact information required for UC affiliates)  

Register:  Click Here to register. Registration is limited to 25 participants, so please sign up early.

Contact: For more information regarding the content of the workshop, contact Sean Hogan of the UC Informatics and GIS (IGIS) Statewide Program, at 530-750-1322,


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