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This workshop will introduce Carto as a tool for creating customized online maps and performing basic data analysis. We will learn how to find and add a historic basemap to Carto, import present-day geographic data, and analyze the data using a few of the new Carto Builder tools. Participants will get a hands-on experience using the Carto platform and will learn how to geocode point data in OpenRefine using GREL string functions. We will provide sample data, but feel free to bring your own if you have it.

Before you attend the workshop be sure to register for MIT's Carto account here: https://libguides.mit.edu/gis/webmap

If you are going to be bringing you own computer please donwload Open Refine: http://openrefine.org/

Sign up for your OpenCage Geocoder API: https://opencagedata.com/api

Workshop outline and sample files are available on BC Coffe and Code github page here!

Date:
Friday, February 1, 2019
Time:
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
14N-132 (DIRC)
Categories:
Classes & workshops  

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