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Fully Online GIS Programs at UCLA Extension

With location as a service, cloud computing, 3D modeling and other trends, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies are becoming more prevalent in everyday life. The GIS industry is growing and becoming more important than ever before.

Our GIS and Geospatial Technology Programs are created in partnership with the UCLA Department of Geography, recognized internationally […]

New Maps Plus

With so many JC’s and Uni’s all over SoCal teaching traditional desktop GIS, some might say there has been a flood of graduates in recent years. Good. Our profession needs really good people. Why not look into something a little bit different? The University of Kentucky is offering New Maps Plus, an […]

Summer and Fall 2018 GIS class offerings at Rio Hondo College

Summer and Fall GIS class offerings at Rio Hondo College include Introduction, field data collection, GIS & Python, Crime Mapping, GIS Applications, Cartography and Environmental GIS. For a full list of class offerings and descriptions you can visit Rio Hondo College GIS page.

Summer classes (8 weeks) start June 18th and Fall starts August […]

Big Data Day LA 2018

This post has been updated. The original, August 18 date has been moved to Saturday, August 11. Per Subash, valid tickets issued with the previous tentative date will still be honored.

Registration for Big Data Day LA is now open.

There has been a rise in the field of Data Science and a host of […]

NG9-1-1 and the GIS Workflow – Presented by SoCal URISA (LA)

Topics Covered: Why Next Gen 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1)? Keystakeholders: PSAP, Address, GIS 9-1-1 Technology, Terminology & Standards GIS and Next Generation 9-1-1 Getting Your GIS Ready Real-World Examples and Lessons Learned Los Angeles Workshop:

Wed, February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM PST

Los Angeles Fire Department Metropolitan Fire Communications Center 500 E. Temple Street […]

Santa Monica College – GIS Courses Begins Feb 12th

Classes at Santa Monica College begins on February 12, 2018. A list of GIS classes can be found here:

http://www2.smc.edu/schedules/2018/spring/classes/181_geographicinformation.html

 

Rio Hondo College GIS Courses start Jan 29th

Rio Hondo College GIS courses start the week of January 29th 2018.

http://riohondo.isteaching.com/spring-semester-2018.html

Apply for admission and register for classes entirely online. Available courses include Introduction to GIS (GIS 120), Cartography Design and GIS (GIS 221) located off site at the LA County Department of Public Works (900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra), […]

Interested in a Master’s in GIS or Geospatial Science?

Passing this along:

If you are interested in pursuing education & careers in the data science field, Master’s in Data Science recently expanded their coverage to include geospatial science and geographic information systems (GIS). Take a look at http://www.mastersindatascience.org/specialties/geospatial-science/

 

 

MastersInDataScience.org is a project of Degree Prospects, LLC, which […]

Got Story Maps?

I wanted to put together a collection of resources on Story Maps. The County of Los Angeles is really getting into using these more and more. We even put together a training program to show staff how to create them.

Here are some of my favorites…

 

Story Maps 1 An Introduction to Story […]

Santa Monica College GIS classes begin Aug 28

GIS Classes at Santa Monica College. Fall semester begins Mon, Aug 28, 2017.

http://www2.smc.edu/schedules/2017/fall/classes/173_geographicinformation.html

GIS 20, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

GIS are computer-based systems used to collect, store and analyze geographic information. This course will present the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) […]