#maptimeDavis – Spatial SQL

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When: October 29th, 2018 @ 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Location:  360 Shields Library (DSI Classroom)
Cost:  Totally FREE!
Prerequisite: No experience necessary!
Presenters: Michele Tobias

About: Do you ever wish you could speed up your spatial analysis – just tell the computer to process the data, then sit back, and let it go?  Do you work with big datasets that don’t load well in a graphical GIS like ArcMap or QGIS?  Maybe you’ve got a bunch of shapefiles that need to be combined in a specific way? Well, this is the right place for you. This session will provide background and hands-on experience with geospatial databases. Participants will learn how to import data, manage the spatial columns in a database, and run spatial processes like buffer or clip from a database environment.


How to prepare:

        1. Register for Event
        2. Bring Laptop
        3. Install the Spatialite Graphical User Interface (GUI)
        4. Install QGIS for data Visualization

#maptime Davis is brought to you by the UC Davis Library’s Data Management Program & the UC Davis Center for Spatial Sciences with help from several campus clubs and informal learning groups.  Space is generously provided by the Data Science Initiative (DSI).

About micheletobias

I lead two lives - one as an artist and the other as a scientist. More and more I'm finding my two worlds colliding, and it's not the disaster you might expect.

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