Informatics and GIS Program
University of California
Informatics and GIS Program

WebGIS and Mobile Data Collection

University of California, Berkeley

Geospatial Inovation Facility (GIF)

124 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 

Friday, December 4th, 2015, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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Click Here to Register

Goal:  Provide an overview of web-based geospatial technology to UC Cooperative Extension personnel, as well UC students and public and private resource professionals.

Workshop Content: This workshop is designed for participants with little to no GPS, GIS or web mapping experience. Following a brief lecture, the workshop will include an interactive exercise that will have you building your own mobile data collection survey to be used with your Smartphone GPS.  You will then see how this survey application seamlessly integrates with ArcGIS Online to create a web map that displays the survey results in real time.

Audience: UC Cooperative Extension Advisors 
and Specialists, as well as UC students and public and private resource professionals.

When & Where: December 4th, 2015, from 1pm to 5pm

UC Berkeley
124 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720  \Map link: Click Here

Cost: $30 for members of UC ANR (account # and contact information required), and $60 for non-UC affiliates.

The course cost will include a meal and refreshments. UC ANR members’ costs will be partially supported by the IGIS Statewide

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

For information regarding the accompanying GIS for Agriculture workshop on October 19th go to Click Here.  

Or contact Sean Hogan, 




Requirements: Participants must have an ArcGIS Online account and bring a laptop computer to the workshop with Survey123 Connect software installed on it.  Participants must also bring either an Android or iPhone smartphone with the Survey123 for ArcGIS app installed on it.

ArcGIS Online - Directions for accessing ArcGIS Online will be e-mailed to you before the event.  Please login to the account in advance of the workshop to ensure that it is properly set up before the workshop date. If you do not receive an e-mail or have technical issues with your account, please
e-mail your question(s) to Shane Feirer at 

Survey123 is a three part tool for developing a mobile data collection app, including: a desktop application, a web portal, and a mobile app.

Survey123 Connect is the desktop application for creating your survey questionnaire. It is available for Apple, Windows and Linux.  To download and install this application, please Click Here, and scroll down to the very bottom of the page for the three download options.

Survey123 for ArcGIS is a mobile app that can be downloaded for free on iPhones via iTunes, and via the Google Play Store for android phones.

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



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