GIS 102 (Intermediate)

Event information
Venue:FIU Downtown Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue, FDBN 234, Miami, FL 33131


ArcGIS has many functionality than simple map display and navigation. It has countless tools for collecting, creating, and analyzing data. During this two-day workshop you will be able to link information between tables and mark locations on a map, practice managing data files, creating new data, and putting the data to work to generate answers to questions.

  • Program Objectives
  • GIS Data Sources
  • Projection Basics
  • Joins and Relates
  • Bringing Data into ArcGIS
  • Creating GIS Data
  • Beginner Editing
  • Advanced Editing
  • Geoprocessing Tools
  • Labeling Features
  • ArcMap Tools
  • Advanced Layouts - Maps

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its application to natural resource management;
  • Make decisions in the application of GIS technology to natural resource issues;
  • Create and print maps; and
  • Use GIS software for natural resource applications.
  • Search for, create and share content

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS – Sheyla Santa, Ph.D. and Derrick Scott, Ph.D.

Sheyla Santa received her PhD in GIS and Urban Planning at the Federal University of Minas Gerais State (evaluated in USA), Master's degree in Environmental Systems Analysis and Modeling, specialist in GIS Latu-Sensu, Bachelor’s degree in Tourism at UFMG. With a strong background in urban analysis, she has expertise in geographic information systems, spatial analysis, remote sensing, webgis, collaborative maps and landscape three-dimensional representation.

Derrick Scott received his Ph.D from University of Maryland College Park in GIS, Urban Geography, Geo-Economics/Politics, Housing issues, New-Urbanism, Smart Growth, Areas; West Indies, US Cities, Sub-Saharan Africa.