Spatial data fundamentals

2020-01-23 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials

In order to use spatial data effectively, it can be helpful to know:

  • what is spatial data?
  • what are geographic identifiers?
  • how should spatial data be formatted?
  • what do I need to know to make a map?
  • should I worry about coordinate systems and map projections?
  • what are potential privacy and confidentiality issues unique to spatial data?