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Review Final Exam date: Wednesday, June 27 2018
Exam will be available from 12:30 am to midnight
Time available to finish the exam: 2 hours (once you begin the test you will have a 2 hour window to
complete). Topics included: Lecture 4 - GIS Data Input
Lecture 5 – Data Management Models, Database
Lecture 6 – Making Maps with GIS
Lecture 7 – How to pick a GIS Lecture 4 GIS Data Conversion
NSDI – What is it and its objectives.
Various Federal data providing
Geospatial data distributed by USGS
Characteristics of various Geospatial
datasets Lecture 5 What is Data Model?
Components of a DBMS and functions of
Various Database structures
Characteristics of a Flat file structure
Characteristics of a Hierarchical
Characteristics of a Relational database
structure Lecture 5 Retrieval Operations:
Applications Types of Retrieval Operations/Queries Attribute query vs.
Overlay operation Lecture 6 What is a map?
Map function in GIS
Various cartographic elements
Types of quantitative maps
Maps representing point data
Maps representing line data
Maps representing area data Lecture 6 Process of Map Design
Color and Map Design
Additive vs. Subtractive primaries
Interpostion Lecture 7 GIS software in 1979
Second generation of GIS software
Functional definition of GIS
Critical six functional capabilities of GIS
Various storage functions: Compression Various data management functions
Various data retrieval functions
Various data analysis functions Lecture 7 Data display functions
Big eight GIS software systems in
Factors to consider in system
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