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Geographic Information Systems

Spatial Analyst

The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension is the focus of this workshop. Students will learn the basics on how to deal with DEM’s and create slopes and contours. More advanced analysis on density mapping, site suitability analysis and least cost path modeling are also taught.

Eventbrite - GIS Summer Institute-Spatial Analyst

Dates: August 14th-15th
Cost: $600
Course Outline:
  • Introduction to Spatial Analyst
  • Spatial Analyst: Site Suitability Analysis
  • Spatial Analyst: Least Cost Path Analysis
  • Spatial Analyst: Class Project - Armadillos or Nuclear Plants
Instructor: Curtis Hammer

Curtis Hammer is a GIS Analyst I at Washington College’s GIS program. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelors of Science in Geography with a focus in GIS. He began working as an Independent Contractor for the GIS Program. During this time, he coordinated the Choptank Land Use project and the Places of Worship project. He previously worked on Crime Prevention through Environmental Design for several neighborhoods in Maryland. He is currently working on the Vehicle Theft project.