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You'll learn just enough Python scripting to work with the ArcPY module.  You will learn to use commands for both vector and raster data processing.  We will focus on using Python to automate map making. With the ArcPy mapping module you can easily create and update map layers and content to create customized maps that can be exported for presentations and reports.  Whether you need to create 10 or 1000 maps, you'll learn how to save time by using Python. Prerequisite: a basic knowledge of ArcMap, including analysis tools including Clip and Buffer and with Model Builder.

The workshop is from from 10-4 but we will take off 1 hour for lunch. Lunch is on your own.

The workshop is located in the GIS & Data Lab within Rotch Library. Computers required an MIT kerberos login.  You must be a member of the MIT community to take the workshop and use the computers.

The workshop will be in 7A-100, the GIS and Data Lab.  Enter through Rotch Library, building 7 and follow the signs for the lab.

Related LibGuide: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by Jennie Murack

Date:
Friday, January 11, 2019
Time:
10:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
7-238
Categories:
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