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This workshop introduces participants to working with planetary image data using several software tools, including JMARS, ArcGIS™ Pro, ISIS3, and structure-from-motion photogrammetry. It will also have a unit on planetary data management in the digital age. This workshop focuses on tasks and software features most relevant to planetary science research, such as mapping and image analysis. It is intended for participants with little or no prior experience with these software and, for those with experience in ArcGIS, who want to transition to ArcGIS Pro.

More Information and Registration: TBD

The Workshop will be held in the Bateman Physical Sciences Center H-Wing, on the Arizona State University Tempe campus. There is no fee to attend this workshop, but participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements to ASU, lodging, and daily expenses. We are offering two, $2000 travel grants for individuals from underrepresented groups to participate in the workshop.

Most of the workshop consists of hands-on exercises, with some lectures and demonstrations, with tips on where to find imagery and data, and image analysis in JMARS and ArcGIS Pro, and basic image processing using ISIS3. We have space for ~30 participants who will use PC desktop computers with ArcGIS site licenses.

This workshop is offered through the Planetary Data Training Workshops program, which is funded by NASA’s Topical Workshops, Symposia, and Conferences (TWSC).

Top-Level Agenda


M May 22


Travel day to ASU



T May 23

W May 24

Th May 25

JMARS Training (All day)

ArcGIS Training (All day)

ISIS3 Training (Half day)
Planetary Data Management (Half day)

Scott Dickensheid

David Nelson

David Nelson
Marc Hunter (virtual)

H-wing computer lab

H-wing computer lab

H-wing computer lab

F May 26

Photogrammetry Training (Half day)
Travel home (Afternoon or evening)

Brett Carr

H-wing computer lab

Contact GIS specialist: David Nelson, ASU School of Earth & Space Exploration: