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Introduction to MapInfo for Archaeologists – Course Content

The course lasts for two days. Students work with Mapinfo Professional v.6.5. Click here for registration information, dates and pricing.

DAY ONE

  • Introduction to GIS – brief history and application within Archaeology
  • Introduction to the MapInfo working environment and file structure
  • Basic commands and the toolbar
  • Navigating through maps
  • Data layers
  • Altering the legend
  • Working with tabular data
  • Geocoding data
  • Attatching external databases
  • Spatial queries

DAY TWO

  • Constructing SQL
  • Buffering
  • Labelling
  • Creating reports
  • Exporting data
  • Working with raster images
  • Hotlinks
  • Working with CAD data
  • 3D MapInfo