Participant Max: 55
Duration: Half Day. Lunch not included in registration.
Workshop Fee: No cost for NCKMS attendees. The expenses of this workshop are sponsored entirely by Esri!
Description: This workshop will provide an overview of various GIS and digital mapping options that are of interest to the cave and karst resource manager. Attendees will gain the knowledge and foundation for the successful self-service use of various GIS and digital mapping software programs. An emphasis will be placed on software that is freely available and intended for broader use, and does not require GIS professional skills, however basic use of ArcGIS for Desktop to support common workflows will be included in this session.
Overview of available software options
Data input and management
How to map spreadsheets / other readily available data
Authoring and configuring maps
Using cave survey data in maps
Integrating cave maps and inventory data
Configuring web applications
Sharing with others
Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate
Attendees will acquire an overall understanding of various GIS and digital mapping solutions, and how they can be applied and used for common activities, along with suggested best practices for implementation.