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11 geospatial tech related classes offered at UC Berkeley, open to the public, Spring 2009

From: Catherine B.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 5:31 PM
From WebMapSocial member: Kevin Koy
Kevin Koy
Manager, Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF) UC Berkeley - College of Natural Resources
137 Mulford Hall #3114
Berkeley CA[masked]
Email: [address removed]


* Spring Newsletter *
Our Spring 2009 newsletter (pdf) is now available online:

* GIF on Facebook *
Keep up to date on events, and connect with others in the GIF community, we are now on Facebook! Listed under ?Geospatial Innovation Facility - UC Berkeley? become a fan today and meet others with an interest in geospatial technology.

* THE GIF HAS 11 WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2009 * The GIF offers workshops to train UC STUDENTS, FACULTY, and STAFF on geospatial tools and applications, including GPS, GIS, remote sensing, species modeling, and webGIS. Workshop fees are $57 for all UC affiliates; $153 for all non-UC affiliates.

Undergraduate students can apply for financial assistance to take a workshop through the GIF Undergraduate Scholarship Program.
Schedule is below (and at

1. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Thursday, January 22, 9AM - 1PM in 124 Mulford Hall

2. Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS): Working with Garmin receivers Thursday, January 29, 9AM - 1PM in 111 Mulford Hall

3. Introduction to Remote Sensing I: Understanding digital imagery Wednesday, February 4, 1PM - 5PM in 111 Mulford Hall

4. Introduction to Remote Sensing II: Pixel-based analysis Wednesday, February 11, 1PM - 5PM in 111 Mulford Hall

5. Advanced Remote Sensing: Land cover change analysis Wednesday, February 18, 1PM - 5PM in 111 Mulford Hall

6. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Wednesday, March 4, 2PM - 6PM in 124 Mulford Hall

7. Advanced Remote Sensing: Object-based image analysis Thursday, March 19, 9AM - 1PM in 111 Mulford Hall

8. Intro to species distribution modeling I: Overview & running a model in DIVA-GIS & Maxent Tuesday, April 14, 9AM - 1PM in 111 Mulford Hall

9. Intro to species distribution modeling II: Acquiring and formating data for use in a model Thursday, April 16, 9AM - 1PM in 111 Mulford Hall

10. Creating your own webGIS with Google Maps Tuesday, April 28, 9AM - 1PM in 111 Mulford Hall

11. Photo-point ground truthing: Connecting GPS with digital photography Thursday, May 7, 9AM - 1PM in 111 Mulford Hall

Space is limited so view agendas and register now by going to
Workshops are subject to cancellation due to low registration.
Questions? Email us at [address removed]

Individual assistance is also available through office hours ( We encourage questions about GPS, GIS, remote sensing, spatial analysis, webGIS, and other geospatial topics to visit the GIF (111 Mulford Hall) for assistance.

Visit our website at for more information about what the GIF offers, including research support, Internet server support, GPS equipment rental, geospatial workspace, and poster/map production.

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