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GIS Water Resource Applications

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
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Students will be exposed to GIS applications focusing on water resources. They will assess online data sources, learn how to download and pre-process digital data, and analyze water information. Students will learn through demonstrations, lectures, discussion sessions and hands-on labs. Students will demonstrate their understanding of class concepts through the development of a project that will include developing a GIS database and conducting analysis from techniques learned in class.

GIS in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

GIS technology for spatial design/analysis, applications in facilities management, urban infrastructure, water resources, environmental engineering.

Engineering Applications of GIS and GPS

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

Integration of GPS and GIS in the planning and decision making process, application to case study.

GIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS) program teaches students the theory and applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). GIS is used to capture, manage, analyze, and display spatial information. For example, GIS is used to find out the direction and location for traveling, such as Google Map, Google Earth, and global positioning system (GPS).

The program will prepare BMCC graduates to obtain entry-level positions in this field. Many businesses, local governments, and scientific organizations currently utilize GIS to enhance their productivity and increase their ability to compete in the marketplace. The curriculum also facilitates transfer to a senior college, such as Hunter College, with 60 credits towards the Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) degree in Geography with a concentration in GIS. The program offers internship opportunities in a variety of sectors utilizing GIS and prepares them for the careers

Free and Open Source GIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Continuing Education at Hunter College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): New York City, United States
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This five day course will span the entire range of GIS data capturing, management, analysis, and visualization of geographic information using Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). These different elements of the GIS workflow will be discussed over the first four days and will then be applied in a final project completed on Friday. The course will combine lectures with hands-on sessions where participants will work with different free and open source GIS packages. Computers and server space to run the exercises will be provided. Participants will be issued a certificate of participation upon successful completion of their final projects. Since we expect participants from different organizations in the tri-state area, this training course also presents an excellent networking opportunity.

The course is designed for experienced GIS users who want to broaden their skill set with expertise in the ever-growing world of free and open source GIS. Participants are expected to have a technical background and an interest in developing comprehensive workflows using multiple software components. While we do not require any programming experience, we will be working on the ... [Read More]

GIS (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Northeastern Illinois University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States
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Graduate students and Graduate Students at large may obtain a Certificate in GIS within the Department of Geography &, Environmental Studies. G&,ES master’s students may complete the 5-course sequence with electives.

�G&,ES 391*: GIS I (for graduate credit)
�G&,ES 392*: GIS II (for graduate credit)
�G&,ES 393*: GIS III (for graduate credit)


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�G&,G&,ES 390*: Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing
�G&,G&,ES 416: GIS for Natural Area Management
�G&,G&,ES 417: GIS for Urban Systems

GIS for Environmental and Public Health Professionals

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: University of Illinois at Chicago
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

Aims to promote a critical understanding of the basic practices and techniques associated with GIS applications in the environmental and public health areas.

GIS for Transportation

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Texas Southern University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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This course will include three parts. The first part will introduce the basic concepts of GIS system, including the definition of GIS, the data structures that support spatial and attribute data, coordinate system, map projections and so on. In the second part, the basic skills of ArcGIS software package will be taught through lectures and laboratory work. The third part will introduce some feature GIS applications in transportation, such as GPS data analysis for deriving travel time information, transit bus stops and routes design, hurricane evacuation route design and monitoring, identifying hot spots of accidents, etc.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: University of Houston
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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The graduate certificate in Geographical Information Systems provide students with knowledge and experience to compete and work in the field of GIS both in public and private sector. The combination of courses focus on the acquisition, storing, visualization, modeling, and analysis of information on spatial phenomena with some emphasis on geospatial applications.

Required Courses

The certificate requires five courses total of 15 credit hours from the following courses:

Section A - Core Courses: total 9 credit hours
•GEOL 4331: Introduction to GIS - 3
•GEOL 6325: Remote Sensing - 3
•GEOL 6326: Satellite Positioning and Geodesy - 3

Section B - Electives, 6 credit hours from the following:
•GEOL 6324: Geosciences Applications of GPS and LIDAR - 3
•GEOL 6389: Advanced GIS for Geologists - 3
•CIVE 7397: Satellite Altimetry and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
•CIVE 7397: LiDAR Systems and Applications - 3
•PUBL 6343: GIS for Urban Applications -3

Data Acquisition and Analysis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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Study of the management of geographic information, system life cycles, and costs and benefits. Includes institutional issues such as data providers, data management, combination of attribute and graphical data, information storage and access, Texas and national standards for spatial data, and applications of GIS for data modeling and analysis.

Cartography and Geography in GIS and GPS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States

Introduction to the principles of cartography and geography. Emphasis on global reference systems and the use of satellites for measurements and navigation.

Web-Served Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States

Delivery of geographic data via the Internet. Includes composition of the map features distributed and introduction on the use of markup languages to customize web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

GIS Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Houston Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States

Students may complete the GIS certificate or may apply for up to 15 hours of advanced placement of GIS credit based on successful completion of 36 months of work experience reviewed by the program chair.

Web GIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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This course is designed as an introduction to web GIS, exposing students to the programming concepts underlying web-based mapping applications. This course will focus on the basics of web GIS architecture, web technologies, web services, web mapping Application Programming Interfaces (API&,#146,s) and mashups. This course is designed to increase students&,#146, understanding of developing web applications from start to finish. The course will focus on the most widely used API&,#146,s at the time.

GIS (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a computerized database management system for capture, storage, retrieval, analysis and display of geographic information. Gain the knowledge and practical skills necessary to develop and manage geographic information projects and to interpret and implement GIS as a decision support system. You will learn how to develop substantial theoretical and practical competencies relating to GIS, develop a foundational understanding of and skill in using industry-standard software, and demonstrate to employers the ability to perform GIS tasks at the entry level.

Upon receiving your academic certificate, you may enter the workforce or your courses may be applied to the Geographic Information Systems associate&,#146,s degree program at the College, as well as transfer to a four-year college.

Career Options
•GIS technician
•Surveying specialist
•Database technician

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Community College of Philadelphia
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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Our Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program will teach you how to turn maps into super sources of information. You will learn how to understand the technical process behind GIS, use basic GIS tools, develop a portfolio of GIS work, create and manage a GIS database, and design and complete GIS projects. You will receive hands-on training utilizing up-to-date computer hardware and software, and learn theories and skills to manage GIS projects.

Career Options
•GIS technician
•Surveying specialist
•Database technician

Advanced Techniques in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Temple University Center City
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Philadelphia, United States
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This course explores ArcGIS extensions, including Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Network Analyst, and Image Analyst, and their uses in the field of community and regional planning. It introduces data collection methods, using GPS and Aero-Triangulation, the GIS-based concepts and applications of land suitability analysis, and Planning Support Systems software (such as CommunityViz and Index) for land-use forecasting and planning. Students work on real-world environmental planning projects in a studio setting using local and regional data sets. Guest lectures are offered by GIS practitioners.

GIS AND SUITABILITY ANALYSIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: The University of Texas at Arlington
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Arlington, United States
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Acquaints students with theoretical and practical aspects of suitability analysis process or activity allocation on land use/environmental policies. Uses Geographic Information System (GIS) and computer models for overlaying map analysis, buffering, market demand and activity locations, etc. to incorporate environmental and ecological factors into the determination of land development potential including soils, slope, drainage, vegetation, and related factors.

VISUAL BASIC AND GIS

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: The University of Texas at Arlington
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Arlington, United States

Provides an introduction to the techniques and applications of computer graphics and mapping for presenting socioeconomic information in graphic and spatial form.


GIS (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: The University of Texas at Arlington
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Arlington, United States
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The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate program is designed for students and professionals wishing to acquire skills in spatial data analysis. GIS is a powerful computer-based analytical tool used at all levels of government, in business, industry, and institutions. GIS skills are a must in many different fields including urban planning, engineering, geology, and the social sciences. In planning for instance, GIS skills provide professionals a spatial analytical edge with application in all areas of planning including land use, environmental, transportation and economic development planning.

Applying for admission to the GIS-Certificate program does not require the GRE or a degree in planning and should be done as a Non-Degree Seeking Special Applicant through the Graduate School. To obtain the 15-credit hour certificate, students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 in their coursework.

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