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L101 Foundations of Emergency Management

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
G194.3 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


10/17/2017 - 10/20/2017 
GIS Introduction (CSP7100)
Location:  Shepherdstown, WV
US Fish & Wildlife Service

National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4024

NCTC lodging includes four lodge buildings, each named after a conservation pioneer, supporting 226 overnight guest rooms. Some are equipped for ADA support and a minimum allow for double occupancy.

The GIS Introduction is 3.5-day course designed to instruct the fundamentals of using ArcMap, ArcCatalog and Layout (ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1- Advanced).  Short presentations on geospatial background topics are followed by targeted hands-on exercises which include the manipulation of data layers,  symbology,  rudimentary spatial analysis,  data creation, and editing.  Data derives from the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge and exercises are developed around real world problems commonly encountered within the Refuges throughout the country.

The course concludes will the creation of a final mapping project using data from Moosehorn NWR.

  • Define GIS and ArcGIS for Desktop (Advanced) 10.4.1 software
  • Describe the capabilities and functionality of ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox
  • Display, manipulate, create and organize data layers using ArcGIS for Desktop
  • Use ArcGIS to answer specific spatial questions
3 CEUs

$956 Tuition

Course information: Mark Richardson:, 304-876-7470
Session information: Katie Poston:

Register here. NCTC courses are open to any interested students who meet the pre-qualification standards set forth for each class. While college credit is available for many courses, most students are environmental or technical professionals who are looking for career enhancement training. NCTC does not offer degree programs. Tuition fees are assessed for NCTC courses.

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