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University of California, Davis

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

University of California, Davis via Coursera Specialization


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Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an increasingly sought after skill in industries from agriculture to public health. This Specialization, offered in partnership with ArcGIS developer Esri, will teach the skills you need to successfully use GIS software in a professional setting. You will learn how to analyze your spatial data, use cartography techniques to communicate your results in maps, and collaborate with peers in GIS and GIS-dependent fields. In the final Capstone Project, you will create a professional-quality GIS portfolio piece using a combination of data identification and collection, analytical map development, and spatial analysis techniques. Interested in learning advanced GIS topics? Check out the Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization MasterTrack™ Program.


Course 1: Fundamentals of GIS
- Offered by University of California, Davis. Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: GIS Data Formats, Design and Quality
- Offered by University of California, Davis. In this course, the second in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, you will ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Geospatial and Environmental Analysis
- Offered by University of California, Davis. Apply your GIS knowledge in this course on geospatial analysis, focusing on analysis tools, 3D ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Imagery, Automation, and Applications
- Offered by University of California, Davis. Welcome to the last course of the specialization (unless your continuing on to the capstone ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Geospatial Analysis Project
- Offered by University of California, Davis. In this project-based course, you will design and execute a complete GIS-based analysis – from ... Enroll for free.


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Nick Santos


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