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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

GIS Training Available at University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, FL

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a fast growing sector of the job market in both the public and private sectors. GIS are tools for creating, editing, analyzing and displaying spatial data. They provide the government, businesses, researchers and the public with a decision support tool. A GIS application can be utilized for resource management, disaster planning and response, environmental analysis, utilities and more.

GIS short courses are targeted at working professionals new to GIS or those wishing to explore the further potential for their GIS software. All courses use current Environmental Systems Research Institute software and provide a certificate of completion. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be earned for this course.

Introduction to ArcGIS 9.x
May 5th – 6th, 2008 8:30 – 4:00 PM

This course is designed to train professionals with basic and intermediate skills in the GIS field and those new to ArcGIS.

Integrating GPS with GIS
May 7th - 8th, 2008 8:30 – 4:00 PM

Following this class you will be familiar with:
• How the general principles of a GPS works
• How to obtain real-time differential and post-processed data
• How to plan a field survey and collect feature data with a GPS
• How to transfer, convert and display field work in ArcGIS
• How to integrate GPS data with other data, such as aerial photos, in a GIS

Introduction to ArcSDE for SQL Server
August 11th -12th, 2008 8:30 – 4:00 PM

• ArcSDE for SQL covers the software basics of GIS database integration.

Enroll today - Seating is limited

For more information or to enroll, contact the UWF Division of Continuing Education at (850) 474-2914 or visit ContinuingEd.uwf.edu