Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization
Map Your World With GIS. Explore the tools, concepts, and terminology of spatial analysis and modeling
About This Specialization
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Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
COURSE 1Current session: Jan 15
- 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week
About the CourseExplore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules: Week 1: Learn how GIS g
COURSE 2Current session: Jan 15
- 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
About the CourseIn this course, the second in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, you will go in-depth with common data types (such as raster and vector data), structures, quality and storage during four week-long modules: Week 1: Lea
COURSE 3Current session: Jan 15
- 4 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
About the CourseApply your GIS knowledge in this course on geospatial analysis, focusing on analysis tools, 3D data, working with rasters, projections, and environment variables. Through all four weeks of this course, we'll work through a project together - somethin
COURSE 4Current session: Jan 15
About the CourseWelcome to the last course of the specialization (unless your continuing on to the capstone project, of course!). Using the knowledge you’ve learned about ArcGIS, complete technical tasks such raster calculations and suitability analysis.
COURSE 5Upcoming session: Mar 12
- 4-8 weeks of study in 4 milestones - each milestone should take 10-20 hours of effort.
About the Capstone ProjectIn this project-based course, you will design and execute a complete GIS-based analysis – from identifying a concept, question or issue you wish to develop, all the way to final data products and maps that you can add to your portfolio. Your completed
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