Introduction to Discover

Introduction to Datamine Discover for Geologists

The software is designed especially for the geosciences, and provides the tools to effectively compile, visualize, analyze and map spatial geosciences data.

This two-day Datamine Discover course will familiarize geologists with the basics of the most current version of MapInfo Professional and Discover, a mineral exploration extension for MapInfo Professional. The course ideal for the first time user, as well as the experienced MapInfo user who wants to familiarize themselves with the new 64-bit ribbon toolbar, and where all their favorite utilities are now located. The course consists of a series of lectures and hands-on exercises using geological data to build maps and visualize data.

Each attendee is required to provide their own laptop. An evaluation license for both Datamine Discover can be provided if the attendee does not have their own license. No MapInfo Professional / Datamine Discover experience is needed. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own data sets.

Specific Objectives:

  • Basics of Desktop Mapping
  • Mapping in Layers
  • Building Geological Datasets
  • Creating Points
  • Using Queries
  • Using Thematic Mapping to Analyze your Data
  • Creating a Geologic Map
  • Retrieving Map Data from Web Mapping Services
  • Working with Map Layouts
  • Embedding MapInfo Maps in Other Programs
  • Useful MapInfo Utilities

Course Description:

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Course Duration

2 days; 8:30am – 5:00pm


$USD 850

$USD 895

$USD 995

Training Centers & Dates:

CompletedTucsonDec 10-11, 2019

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