Geog 9009: Cartographic Design for GIS (2 days, 1.6 CEU)

This course is a discussion and demonstration of the essential cartographic principles and practices used for designing maps. The focus is on techniques for creating maps that effectively communicate single/multi-variate qualitative and quantitative spatial data to the viewer. Through numerous hands-on exercises, participants will have the opportunity to use most of the map production tools provided with ESRI software products to prepare raw data and produce a variety of thematic maps.

Event Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 - 08:30 to Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 17:30
Location: 
HSS 290
Semester: 
Class format: 
Approximately 50% lecture, 50% software application.
Instructor: 
Elizabeth Proctor
Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Geog 9003) or equivalent experience.