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GIS-Essentials Skill Session

April 10, 2014 - 11:00am

IS Concepts – GIS Essesntials

This workshop, provided by UC Merced’s new Spatial Analysis and Research Center (SpARC) will review the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how spatial analysis can be applied to engineering projects. Students are provided an overview of software, hardware, data and methods used for spatial analysis and will work on a brief hands-on exercise. (60 minutes)

Space is limited to 10 participants, so please RSVP by emailing



The Foster Family Center For Engineering Service Learning is committed to promoting professional and technical skills and opportunities.

The Foster Family Center for Engineering Service Learning attracts students from all backgrounds and grade levels. Engineering Service Learning is an exciting design course that involves participation on multidisciplinary teams providing solutions to real challenges faced by nonprofit community partners.
The program helps prepare UC Merced students for future careers while engaging them in creative and practical endeavors and enhancing their opportunities to serve others.
The Skill Session Workshop Series provides participants with personal instruction to help develop practical, hands-on skills that prepare them for current projects and their future careers.


SSM 209

Contact Information

The Foster Family Center for Engineering Service Learning
+1 (209) 756-7869
5200 North Lake Rd.
Merced, CA 95343
United States
5200 North Lake Rd.
School of Engineering
Merced, CA 95343
United States