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Unformatted text preview: GEOG 2464 Final Exam 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 structures, DBMS 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. Metadata Various Federal data providing agencies Geospatial data distributed by USGS Characteristics of various Geospatial datasets Lecture 5 What is Data Model? Components of a DBMS and functions of each component. Various Database structures Characteristics of a Flat file structure Characteristics of a Hierarchical database structure Characteristics of a Relational database structure Lecture 5 Retrieval Operations: Applications Types of Retrieval Operations/Queries Attribute query vs. Spatial/Locational query Buffer 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 Design loop Visual balance Color and Map Design Additive vs. Subtractive primaries Visual hierarchy 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 the market Factors to consider in system selection ...
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