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Why not see if Exegesis SDM Ltd can run one? They supply Mapinfo as well as HBSMR, and run courses ...
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I think you may have a better chance of getting enough people together for a MapInfo course than you think! The results of the 2012 HER Content and Computing Survey suggest slightly more HERs are using MapInfo than ArcView, 51% vs 41%.
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Heritage Information Partnerships Supervisor
From: Issues related to Historic Environment
Records [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Helen Wells (Archaeology)
Sent: 03 April 2014 09:50
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Subject: Fun with GIS!
I was trying to find some professional development courses to do with GIS – something a bit more complicated and archaeology focused. I found two courses that look really good on the ‘Centre of Archaeology’ web pages, this is the more complicated one:
That one has LIDAR and topographic modelling etc in it. I was quite impressed that it is only £110 for the day, it sounds really good. Unfortunately they use Arc GIS and it won’t be that transferable with Mapinfo, which we use here.
I’m thinking I won’t be able to get enough people together to run a special Mapinfo course (which apparently they would do!). Unless enough other people are interested..?
Does anyone know of anything similar, a hands on archaeology focused type of thing, using Mapinfo?
And don’t say ‘we should be using Arc because it’s better’, we don’t have that option. :p
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