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Spatial Analytics for Health Research using ArcGIS

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Lab, Third Floor, Harriet Irving Library (room 310)

5 MacAulay Lane

Fredericton, NB

Canada

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This two-day workshop will introduce participants to key concepts, data types, and basic methods of spatial analysis in ArcGIS. Participants are not expected to have any experience working with GIS.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand key concepts and terminology related to GIS, spatial datasets and spatial analysis.

  • Perform basic activities in ArcGIS, including: adding, visualising, and exporting data layers, joining data between datasets, and selecting features by attributes and by location.

  • Perform basic proximity analyses (e.g., identifying nearest features and creating buffers).

  • Be aware of publicly-available spatial datasets.

  • Be familiar with raster data and the basic functions of the Spatial Analyst extension.

  • Be able to create map compositions for use in presentations, reports, and publications.

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Lab, Third Floord, Harriet Irving Library (room 310), UNB Fredericton
5 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton, NB
9 am - 4 pm

Fee Structure

Free registration includes lunch and facilitation fees covered by MSSU. Space is limited. Participants who fail to provide 48 hours cancellation notice will be invoiced $100 for their portion of registration costs.

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Lab, Third Floor, Harriet Irving Library (room 310)

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Fredericton, NB

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