GIS workshops offered for faculty, student research

January 26, 2009

University Park, Pa. — Penn State's Graduate School, in cooperation with Penn State Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Council, is offering workshops on GIS training and Lidar data applications. These workshops are geared toward faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students interested in incorporating GIS into their research projects.

Spring 2009 GIS Workshop Schedule

Wednesday March 18 - GIS Basics - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday March 25 - GIS Analysis I - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday April 1 - GIS Analysis II - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday April 8 - GIS Analysis III - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Wednesday April 15 – Lidar Image Processing - 8:30am - 3:30pm

Training can also be customized by application for departmental training and the workshops can be divided into two three-hour sessions.  For more information visit  Questions about the workshops should be directed to  Registration is available at

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Last Updated March 19, 2009