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ArcGIS10: An Introduction to Environmental Applications
GIS-403
Hosted by Northwest Environmental Training Center

This 3-day hands-on class introduces participants to the environmental applications of ESRI's ArcGIS 10 software. The course will build upon a discussion of general concepts and vocabulary to form a comprehensive overview of ArcGIS 10’s functions and uses in the environmental field. Each participant will have their his or her own computer workstation to create, edit, display and analyze real world environmental data during numerous hands-on exercises. On the third day, participants will have an opportunity to expand their skills by applying their knowledge to more complex and in-depth projects.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Apply a conceptual overview of GIS and spatial analysis to environmental data
- Understand and utilize the fundamental capabilities of ArcGIS
- Conduct overlay analysis
- Create intersects, buffers, unions and clips using the Geoprocessing Wizard
- Measure spatial relationships between layers of geographic data
- Perform complex relational database queries
- Generate presentation-quality maps

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
Apply a conceptual overview of GIS and spatial analysis to environmental data
Understand and utilize the fundamental capabilities of ArcGIS
Conduct overlay analysis
Create intersects, buffers, unions and clips using the Geoprocessing Wizard
Measure spatial relationships between layers of geographic data
Perform complex relational database queries
Generate presentation-quality maps
Prerequisites: Basic understanding of computer operations.

Intended Audience:

This hands-on course is intended for environmental and graphics professionals involved in the collection, interpretation, and presentation of spatially related data. Attendees will learn the uses and capabilities of ArcGIS 10 by working first-hand on sample scenarios. Previous GIS experience is not required. 

Registration: Early bird rate $895/ $845* before March 24, 2019; $995/$945* thereafter. *Reduced tuition available to employees of Native American tribes, nonprofits, and government agencies; students; and NAEP members

For general information contact NWETC by telephone at 425-270-3274 or via e-mail at info@nwetc.org


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