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Expand your knowledge of geospatial concepts through instructor-led, web courses, MOOCs, training seminars and a number of learning platforms. As a UC San Diego affiliate, you have access to a number of training resources through UC San Diego's license agreement.
Learn ArcGIS provides hundreds hands-on tutorials and exercises to teach GIS. These activities showcase the unlimited ways GIS can be applied to the big problems of today. Create and explore cloud-based, interactive maps that turn spatial data into vibrant and meaningful information. Learn about deforestation, climate change, urban development, natural disasters, businesses, and so much more. New resources are constantly being added and are for users at various skill levels.
The Geo-Python course teaches you the basic concepts of programming using the Python programming language in a format that is easy to learn and understand (no previous programming experience required). Each lesson is a tutorial with specific topic(s) where the aim is to gain skills and understanding how to solve common data-related tasks using Python programming (see schedule & learning goals). Course is organized by the Department of Geosciences and Geography at the University of Helsinki.
Automating GIS-processes -course from the University of Helsinki teaches you how to do different GIS-related tasks in Python programming language. Each lesson is a tutorial with specific topic(s) where the aim is to learn how to solve common GIS-related problems and tasks using Python tools. Lessons use publicly avilable data and assumes that you know the basics of Python programming. If Python is not familiar to you, we recommend to start with our earlier course that focuses on learning the basics of Python from geo-python.github.io.
Earth Data Science Courses & Workshops that are taught as a part of the professional Certificate and Masters program in Earth Data Analytics offered by Earth Lab at the University of Colorado - Boulder. These are free, self-paced courses online. You will also find tutorials using R, Git, and others.
A free batch geocoder where you get a Google Maps map, GPX file, or text file of the lat/long after you put in your addresses. Unsure if this does places outside of the United States or not at this time.
There are several ways to access and download Open Street Map data, but many of these methods can be difficult to use due to their limited functionality or complexity. This article reviews multiple methods for downloading OSM data and evaluate them alongside the QuickOSM plugin for QGIS. [Cartographic Perspectives, NO 95, 2020; DOI: 10.14714/CP95.1633]
ZIP Codes are commonly used for summarizing address data, as it’s easy to do and most Americans are familiar with them. However, there are a number of challenges associated with using ZIP Codes as a unit of analysis that most people are unaware of (until they start using them). This post summarize these challenges and provides some solutions.
Steps required to connect to ArcGIS Enterprise (AGE) and conduct a geocoding task. You can geocode data using the AGE web browser, or connect to the AGE server through the ArcGIS Pro software. You must have an account inside ArcGIS Enterprise to use this server address
Information to assist instructors in managing some of the logistics when using StoryMaps for institucional purposes. These settings can also be applied to research groups or other groups who wish to collaboration.
Esri StoryMaps combine interactive maps with text, photos, video and sound to create interactive experiences to communicate your story to others. A UCSD ArcGIS Online Organization account is required to create a StoryMap. StoryMaps published to the public can be viewed by anyone.
Here's a handful of tried-and-true techniques that will make your so-so story start to really resonate with your audience. Some of these are universal storytelling principles; others are more particular to story maps.
Map actions allow you to enrich your stories with optional map interactions. Map actions are configurable toggle buttons that you can add to any sidecar slide that contains a web map or web scene. When readers select a map action, the appearance of the map changes.
ArcGIS StoryMaps is regularly updated with new features, enhancements, bug fixes, and performance improvements. These release notes list the updates for each ArcGIS StoryMaps release with the most recent update shown first.
Survey123 for ArcGIS is a complete, form-centric solution for creating, sharing and analyzing surveys. Use it to create smart forms with skip logic, defaults, and support for multiple languages. Collect data via web or mobile devices, even when disconnected from the Internet. Analyze results quickly, and upload data securely for further analysis.