Start Making Maps with LiDAR [workshop]

 Online Mapping workshop

online maps     in-person   ​​​​ ​​​​​​ half-day training     novice skill level     intermediate skill level

Workshop summary   Learn the basics of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) and start making online maps for your projects! LiDAR has the power to peer through the tree canopy to create maps of the ground, stone walls, and structures, as well as, to provide measurements of vegetation height and type. This workshop will cover the basic concepts of using LiDAR for forestry work in New Hampshire, including what data layers are available and how to access them online. Participants will learn how to make and share their own online maps using LiDAR data layers using free online GIS software. No previous GIS experience is required to attend this workshop.

Participants will learn   the basic terminology of LiDAR   |   the type of data layers LiDAR produces   |   how to make online maps using LiDAR data layers in NH   |   how to access NH LiDAR data online

Software discussed   GRANITView  |  ArcGIS Online  |  Google Earth Pro  |   NH Stone Wall Mapper

Length   9:00am to 12:00pm

Format   in-person - instructor and students in same location

Cost    $79 standard in-person  |  $69 reduced in-person

Contact   content - email Shane Bradt or call 603-862-4277  |  logistics - email Tim Fleury or call 603-796-2151‬, email Amy Arsenault or call 603-862-1029

FORESTER info   small class size - max of 20 participants  |  2.5 category 1 CFE credits for Society of American Foresters  |  co-sponsored by the Granite State Division of the Society of American Foresters

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Getting to Know ArcGIS Online workshop

Upcoming Events

April 1, 2019 - Manchester
April 2, 2019 - Albany
April 12, 2019 - Plymouth

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