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Interpreting and Obtaining Data from Historical Maps

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Interpreting and Obtaining Data from Historical Maps

This workshop will highlight the utility of historical maps as objects themselves and subjects for research. In this seminar/workshop participants will learn how to make sense of historical maps, georeference them and obtain data from them. This seminar will require some previous experience with GIS software.

This workshop is part of the Visualizing Data with GIS Workshop Series​, which offers both introductory and in-depth sessions on using geographic information systems. Other workshops in this Spring 2017 series are Introduction to GIS, Finding GIS Data & ResourcesGIS Interface BasicsCompleting a MapSpatial Analysis with QGISand Interpreting and Obtaining Data from Historical Maps. All sessions will be first-come, first served.

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Event Location: 
Gelman Library, Room 300
Event Type: 
GWorld Cardholders
Event Format: 
Workshop
RSVP Required: 
No RSVP required for this event
Event Series: 
Visualizing Data with GIS Workshops

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