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Introduction to Python for GIS

Stanford Geospatial Center

Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Introduction to Python for GIS

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1. What is Python?

2. Python Basics

- Variables

- Numbers

- Strings

- Lists

- Dictionaries

- Conditional Statements

- Loops

- Importing Modules

- Hands-on exercise


-What is IDLE

- How to launch

- How to use

3. Working with Text Files

- Creating files

- Using the CSV Library

- Working with large text datasets

- Subsetting, filtering and editing

4. ArcPy

- What is ArcPy?

- How to use ArcPy?

- Case Studies:

    - Shark Tracking Analysis

    - Pre-term births and UV Exposure in the United States

    - Optimization of Graffitti Point Density Maps

    - Mapping Plant Distributions using Herbarium Specimens

5. Resources and Discussion


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When & Where

IC Classroom, East Wing, Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305

Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Stanford Geospatial Center

Stanford Geospatial Center

The Stanford Geospatial Center is housed in the Branner Earth Sciences Library and its mission is to support the Stanford community on geospatial technologies.

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