The Center for GIS is offering two short courses (1 credit) focused on advancing students' skill-sets in the latest techniques, topics, and technologies in GIS in Winter 2018.
This Winter 2018, we are featuring:
- GEOG788O：Processing of Geospatial Data Using Open Source Tools (1 credit; course schedule is here; register at OES)
Students will learn to use open source GIS tools like QGIS, GeoServer and PostGIS to collect, store, analyze, serve and visualize spatial data on the web (e.g., OpenStreetMap Data, Linked Open Data). This course will help students understand the backend of web mapping services like Google map, Bing Map etc. by using open source GIS server to build Google Map-like web mapping services, including data services (WFS), visualization services (WMS), and processing services(WPS). Previous exposure to GIS environment and basic concepts of web server will be helpful but not required for learning in this course.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COURSE, PLEASE CONTACT: JCFAN [at] UMD.EDU
To learn more about other short courses offered by the Center for GIS, please visit https://geospatial.umd.edu/education/landingtopic/short-courses.