Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure On-line Training Course

This online course is designed to introduce you to the various components of the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure, their functionality, and the standards and specifications necessary to implement them. The course is divided into modules, each of which corresponds to a different element of the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure.

Getting Started

Before you begin using this Guide, please review the following checklist and make sure that your system meets the minimum requirements.

Minimum System Requirements

To use the CGDI online training, you will need, at minimum:

  • 150MHz or faster CPU
  • Windows 95/98/NT4/Me/2000/XP
  • 64MB RAM
  • 56K Internet connection
  • Macromedia Flash 6 player
  • 1024 x 768 pixel, SVGA display (16-bit colour)

More RAM, and/or a faster Internet connection will, of course, improve performance.


Using the CGDI

Standards-Based Web Development

Describing Geospatial Resources

Publishing Geospatial Data

Visualizing Geospatial Data

Accessing Geospatial Data

Using Gazetteers

The CGDI in Action