Nick Santos

 

 


 

Nicholas Santos is a GIS specialist, programmer, web developer, environmentalist and instructor with UC Davis Extension. He works at the Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis, where he develops GIS-based software and databases to help analyze and understand environmental impacts and indicators. Santos founded and led Environmental Consumer, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that develops actionable information and resources for consumers taking steps to reduce their impact. In 2012, he was the Roosevelt Institute: Pipeline fellow for climate change. He regularly works as a technical consultant and has previously worked with 1Sky (now part of 350.org), Sierra Nevada Alliance, and the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.




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Dec 5th 2016

Apply your GIS knowledge in this course on geospatial analysis, focusing on analysis tools, 3D data, working with rasters, projections, and environment variables. Through all four weeks of this course, we'll work through a project together - something unique to this course - from project conception, through data retrieval, initial data management and processing, and finally to our analysis products.

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Dec 5th 2016

Welcome to the last course of the specialization (unless your continuing on to the capstone project, of course!). Using the knowledge you’ve learned about ArcGIS, complete technical tasks such raster calculations and suitability analysis. In this class you will become comfortable with spatial analysis and applications within GIS during four week-long modules.

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Dec 5th 2016

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules. Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program.

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Dec 5th 2016

In this course, the second in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, you will go in-depth with common data types (such as raster and vector data), structures, quality and storage during four week-long modules.

Average: 4.6 (5 votes)