Course Outline

Introduction

ArcGIS System Software

  • What is GIS?
  • ArcGIS versions
  • Layers, attributes, features, selections, and attribute tables

Geospatial and Spatial Data

  • Vector vs Raster data
  • Metadata
  • Projection and coordinate systems

Preparing the Development Environment

  • Installing and configuring ArcGIS Desktop

ArcGIS and its Functionalities

  • Applying and visualizing spatial data
  • Identifying features and values
  • Creating selections
  • Zooming and measuring
  • Using ShapeFile geometry
  • Working coordinate systems
  • Using ArcCatalog
  • Modifying metadata

Raster Data

  • Displaying rasters
  • Merging rasters
  • Resampling and reclassifying rasters
  • Clipping a raster
  • Extracting raster value points
  • Geo-refrencing a raster

Vector Data

  • Using ShapeFile attributes
  • Spatial joining with tabular data
  • Creating choropleth maps

Organize Maps

  • Adding data to a map
  • Importing data
  • Editing properties and symbology

Data Creation

  • Implementing new data files
  • Drawing new features
  • Plotting points
  • Joining data
  • Clipping data
  • Creating buffers

Finalizations and Optimizations

  • Using map layouts
  • Working with a locator map
  • Creating legends
  • Implementing scale bars and titles
  • Exporting and printing maps

Summary and Conclusion

 

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Requirements

  • An understanding of basic spacial data concepts.

Audience

  • Field Ecologists
  • Conservation Managers
 14 Hours

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