GIS - Maps Data Applications

GIS - Maps, Data, and Applications

Duration: 20 hours

Teaching Methodolody: Hands on

DESCRIPTION

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are computerized systems designed for the storage, retrieval and analysis of geographically referenced data.

GIS uses advanced analytical tools to explore at a scientific level the spatial relationships, patterns, and processes of cultural, biological, demographic, economic, geographic, and physical phenomena

COURSE CONTENTS

Part I - Using and making maps
Chapter 1: Introduction - Learn the basics of working with existing GIS data and maps
Chapter 2: Map design - Learn how to create choropleth and point maps
Chapter 3: GIS outputs - Learn how to build and export maps using GIS data

Part II - Working with spatial data
Chapter 4: File geodatabases - Learn how to create geodatabases and import data into them
Chapter 5: Spatial data - Explores the basic data types used within GIS and then shows how to use the Internet to gather GIS data
Chapter 6: Digitizing - Learn how to digitize vector data and transform data to match real-world coordinates
Chapter 7: Geocoding - Learn how to map address data as points through the geocoding process  Chapter 8: Geoprocessing - Perform spatial analysis using geoprocessing tools

Part III - Learning advanced GIS applications
Chapter 9: Spatial analysis - Perform spatial analysis using geoprocessing tools and analysis workflow models
Chapter 10: ArcGIS 3D analyst - Introduces ArcGIS 3D Analyst, allowing users to create 3D scenes, conduct fly-through animations, and conduct line-of-sight studies
Chapter 11: ArcGIS spatial analyst - Introduces ArcGIS Spatial Analyst for creating and analyzing raster maps, including hillshades, density maps, site suitability surfaces, and risk index surfaces 3

AUDIENCE

Professionals and students exploring a potential career with GIS.

PREREQUISITES

None.