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These trainings will be provided at no cost to participants.

Participants only need to cover their travel to Guam, transportation, hotel and meals accommodations while on Guam. 

GIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction
January 18-19, 2017                 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Guam Community College

REGISTRATION CLOSED; Class is filled. 

Seminar Overview

Review introductory geographic information system (GIS) concepts and functionality, combining spatial technologies and database management systems in the area of historic preservation. Learn how to use GIS software through hands-on exercises for identification, evaluation, protection, and preservation of cultural resources. From assisting with inventories, to mapping historic districts and battlefields, to mitigating the impact of disasters on historic areas, GIS technology can be used to provide a better basis for planning and decisionmaking for the nation’s heritage.


Deidre McCarthy, program manager, Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS), National Park Service; facilitates the use of GIS to manage the location, status, and condition of cultural resources


Archaeologists, architectural historians, cultural resource managers, planners, landscape architects, historic preservationists, and historians.

Continuing Education Credits

Self-reporting may be an option for members of professional organizations that require continuing education credits.

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