Module 2

Module 2 introduces ways we deal with large spatial datasets in the Earth Sciences. We divide the module into 7 episodes:

  • GIS and Spatial Data Analysis (Introduction)
  • Data Sources
  • Data Sources part 2: Field Data Example
  • Large Datasets: Analyzing and Visualizing
  • Data Storage and Management
  • Large GIS Datasets in Research
  • Summary

Below is an example video: Episode 3 (Large Datasets: Analyzing and Visualizing). The video has sound.

The remaining video episodes in this module are available upon request from Scott McDougall ( There is also an accompanying question worksheet.