This guide will help you:
Contact the Geospatial Data Librarian if you need any GIS help or advice:
Send basic questions via email or make an appointment for a consultation.
GIS consists of software and data used for geographical analysis and map making. It can be applied to any discipline.
Introduction to GIS using Open Source Software is a day-long workshop offered each semseter. Current graduate students, faculty and staff from throughout CUNY can register.
GIS is an integrated collection of software and data that visually organizes information around the concepts of geographic location and space. GIS can be used for geographic analysis, map making, database management, and geospatial statistics. GIS can be applied to many applications in several fields of study. You can use GIS to:
Visit the USGS GIS Poster to learn more.