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Join the ASU Library Map and Geospatial Hub for this two-hour workshop on the basics of coordinate references systems and the power of cartographic projections in influencing geographic perspectives.
Part lecture, part hands-on workshop, this session will expose attendees to some of the fundamental concepts and principles behind map projections, as well as some of the technical parameters defining the specifications of coordinate reference systems. Workshop participants will then complete an exercise involving the creation of a custom coordinate reference system.
Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of the mechanics behind map projections and the experience to manually manipulate and/or create new map projections with the power to change the map reader's geographic perspectives.
Presenter: Matthew Toro, Director of Maps, Imagery, and Geospatial Service | ASU Library