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About the Course

Get started learning about the fascinating and useful world of geographic information systems (GIS)! In this first course of the specialization GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis, you'll learn about what a GIS is, how to get started with the software yourself, how things we find in the real world can be represented on a map, how we record locations using coordinates, and how we can make a two-dimensional map from a three-dimensional Earth. In the course project, you will create your own GIS data by tracing geographic features from a satellite image for a location and theme of your choice. This course will give you a strong foundation in mapping and GIS that will give you the understanding you need to start working with GIS, and to succeed in the other courses in this specialization. This course is for anyone who wants to learn about mapping and GIS. You don't have to have any previous experience - just your curiosity! The course includes both practical software training and explanations of the concepts you need to know to make informed decisions as you start your journey to becoming a GIS analyst. You will need a Windows computer with ArcGIS Desktop installed. (software is not provided)...

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Apr 16, 2020

Don Boyes is one of the best instructors I have seen. Throughout the course, I never felt boring. So all credit goes to Don Boyes for making this course very interesting with his good sense of humor.

Aug 1, 2021

This course is all about the introduction of GIS. It gives an insight of the GIS system especially the projection systems. Don Boyes made this course very easy and so entertaining. Thank you so much.

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By Magdeling N O M

May 31, 2020

Very excellent

By Gustavo d A F

Nov 25, 2020

Great course!

By Belton N P

Oct 29, 2020

was fun to do

By Silvia A

Aug 30, 2020

Great course

By Ali E B I

Sep 30, 2021

this is good

By mt20203004 H S

Jul 2, 2021

it was great

By Tailane K C D

May 31, 2021

Ótimo curso!

By Lochan J

Aug 27, 2020

nice course

By Karim N A

Aug 16, 2020

Good Course

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By Abul K

Jun 29, 2020

good course

By 肖兰

Sep 24, 2021

very nice!

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Sep 7, 2021


By Luri N S

Jan 29, 2021

Thank you!

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Aug 22, 2020


By Larissa B

Jul 24, 2020

Very good.

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By Ade S

Apr 26, 2021

very good

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By Dimas M I

Jul 10, 2020

I love it

By Nicolás T O

Jul 9, 2020

Very good

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Jun 27, 2020


By MdWaliul I K

May 18, 2020

Very good