CanVis

Overview

This two-hour instructor-led training includes an introduction to CanVis software and its functions, hands-on exercises, and a discussion of potential tool applications.

The training is available through live Web sessions, which originate from the NOAA Coastal Services Center, and as a component of the Coastal Community Planning and Development training. Two hours of certification maintenance credits for this course have been approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

What You Will Learn

After completing this course, participants will be able to

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of CanVis, including its advantages and limitations
  • Understand which scenarios work best with CanVis
  • Create visualizations using many of the software’s tools and functions
  • Explore future project ideas and potential applications

Participant Requirements

  • Phone
  • Adobe Connect. Software and user instructions will be provided by the Center in advance. You will need to install the tool on your computer before the workshop.

Contact Information

To register for the Web-based training, contact the Center at least two weeks in advance to receive instructions necessary for participating in the workshop. For additional course, hosting, or registration information, e-mail csc.training.request@noaa.gov.

Training Calendar

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Overview

This 30-minute self-guided training is divided into two e-learning parts. Although each part can be completed independently, you will benefit more fully by completing both parts in the prescribed order.

Participant Requirements

  • Audio capability (headphones are recommended)

Part 1: Visualization Basics and Intro to CanVis

After completing this part, participants will be able to

  • Begin to describe the benefits and limitations of visualizations
  • Recognize how visualizations can change behaviors
  • Understand the four steps for creating effective visualizations

Begin Part 1

Evaluation

Part 2: CanVis Before and After Tour

After completing this part, participants will be able to

  • Understand how CanVis has been used to help solve an array of coastal and land-based issues

Begin Part 2

Evaluation

Contact Information

To register for the Web-based training, contact the Center at least two weeks in advance to receive instructions necessary for participating in the workshop. For additional course, hosting, or registration information, e-mail csc.training.request@noaa.gov.

Training Calendar

View a listing of upcoming Center trainings.