The VCCS Geospatial Institute was conducted during July 24-30, 2010 in Blacksburg, VA. This effort was hosted by the Virginia Geospatial Extension Program at Virginia Tech. For more information on this program, access the VCCS Geospatial Institute Website or the press release.
GIS 101 - Introduction to Geospatial Technology I
Provides an introduction to the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems, (GPS) and remote sension components of Geospatial Technology. Teaches the introductory concepts of geographic locatio and problem solving by using GIS and GPS units in demonstrating solutions to cross-curricular applications of the technology. Part I of II. Prerequisite: Basic Computer Literacy.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
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In this tutorial you'll learn how to display map features, add data to your map, edit geographic data, work with data tables, query and select geographic features, create a summary graph, and lay out and print a map.
This software was built to provide users the ability to directly transfer data between Garmin GPS handheld receivers and various GIS software packages. It can be used as an extension in ArcGIS, or as a standalone software package. The software exports GPS data to various formats, including: .gpx, .kml, and .shp