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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.

Department of Anthropology

Claudia Engel is an Academic Technolgy Specialist with the Stanford Libraries and Lecturer at the Department of Anthropology. She also serves as a Manager of the Academic Technology Specialist Program and the Co-director of the Stanford Sea Island Fieldschool. Claudia holds a doctorate degree in Anthropology. Her work centers around the innovative potential of new technologies for teaching and research and she has been involved in numerous projects alongside Stanford faculty with a focus on mobile technologies, spatial analysis, and GIS.

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