Introduction to GIS for Forestry
Goal: Provide overview of geospatial technologies for monitoring and mapping natural resources, with hands on experience using practical examples.
This workshop has been designed for participants with little to no experience in GIS. Presentations and exercises will introduce you to the basics of spatial data and types of analysis GIS may be used for, while using GPS and ArcGIS applications.
For information regarding IGIS Workshops, please Click Here.
Contact: For more information, please contact Ricky Satomi, UCCE Shasta-Trinity County Forestry Advisor at 530-224-4900, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Sean Hogan of the UC Informatics and GIS (IGIS) Statewide Program regarding the content of the workshop, at 530-750-1322, email@example.com
Audience: Public and private resource professionals as well as UC Cooperative Extension affiliates.
Recomended: Participants should have an ArcGIS Online account, and bring a laptop computer with a recent version of the classic ArcGIS desktop installed on it.
ArcGIS 10.x can be obtained for UC ANR and UC AES work computers free of charge at Click Here
Alternatively, check at your respective university or institution for free or low cost options for acquiring ArcGIS Desktop.
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.
ArcGIS Online: Non-ANR affiliates can sign up for a free ArcGIS Online Developers account by Clicking Here. Please login to the account in advance of the workshop to ensure that it is properly set up before the workshop date.
When & Where: March 23rd, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, with a catered lunch from 12 to 1pm. Then on March 24th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
Shasta College, 1316 - Geography / GIS Lab
11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
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Register: Click Here to register. Registration is limited to 25 participants, so please sign up early.