Map Club

Research Data Services Data Club

Data Club

Map Club, provided by Research Data Services, is for those who want to learn more about mapping, spatial data and GIS. Open to beginners and experts, the club is a space to experiment with web-based librarys or frameworks and GIS tools.

 


Data Club Meetings

Map Club
  • Map Club welcomes members of the Columbia community who work with data and are interested to learn more about mapping Spatail data and GIS at our biweekly meetings. 
  • Open to beginners and experts, Map Club meetings provide a space to experiment with new libraries, tools or techniques.
  • Attendees should bring laptops.
  • Please see the Workshops Schedule for more information.

GIS Crash Corse (with QGIS)

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  • At the beginning of each semester, Map Club hosts a workshop, "GIS Crash Course" aimed at complete beginners in GIS. 
  • Each workshop uses the QGIS desktop application to introduce fundamental concepts around spatial data models, spatial analysis and map design.  Materials can be found on our GitHub repository.
  • Attendees should bring laptops, and if possible pre-load the long term release (LTR) of QGIS
  • Please see the Workshops Schedule for more information.

Map Club on GitHub

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We try to put all of our Map Club materials online in our GitHub repository. Clone them to keep up to date with our progress.