GIS Workshops

Spring 2014 Workshops


Mapping Happiness: Identifying the Happiest Places on Earth
February 6, 3 - 5pm February 18, 4 - 5pm
Central Library, Rm. 315-A

 

Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create a customized happiness index for each country using environmental sustainability and economic indicators. Each participant will have full control over how each indicator impacts the happiness index. No GIS experience is required.


Recent Healthcare Legislation and it Impact on Rural Texas: A Data Analysis
March 6, 3 - 5pm
Central Library, Rm. B20

 

Co-Presented with Dr. Sylvia Rawlings (Director of the UTA Rural Health Outreach Program). Learn about recent healthcare policies and its impact on rural communities in Texas. Visually and statistically measure the impact. No data or GIS experience is required.

 

 

Smokestacks & Runoff: Pollutant Sources in Your Watershed
Canceled
April 3, 3 - 5pm
Central Library, Rm. 315-A

Use Geographic Information Systems hydrology tools to measure the watershed around your home and determine which facilities report various toxins and pollutants within this watershed. Open to all. No GIS or hydrology experience required.

Past Workshops

2006-2013 Workshops





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