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Getting Started with GIS ArcGIS Map 10.1 Notes 1 Introduction Have you ever mailed a letter, flown in an airplane, or turned on a faucet? Did you know that GIS is used to plan mail and flight routes, locate leaky pipes, and perform other analyses needed to make decisions and complete everyday tasks? Would you like to know more about what a GIS is? This course will provide foundational knowledge of a GIS and show how it can be used to acquire geographic knowledge. You will explore GIS maps and use tools to gather information from GIS maps that can be used to make decisions at work or in your daily life. Learning Objectives Key Terms Software Requirements Data After completing this course, you will be able to: Define GIS. Differentiate between vector and raster data. Navigate a GIS map. Use tools to access feature information. Create a location query and an attribute query. Learning Objectives Key Terms Software Requirements Data After completing this course, you will be able to: Define GIS.
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Getting Started with GIS ArcGIS Map 10.1 Notes 2 Differentiate between vector and raster data. Navigate a GIS map. Use tools to access feature information. Create a location query and an attribute query. To complete course exercises, you need the following software: ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop (Basic, Standard, or Advanced) ArcGIS Online Esri offers 60-day ArcGIS for Desktop evaluation software . Evaluation software is provided as a complimentary service and is not supported by Esri Training Services or Esri Technical Support. Click the button below to download the course data. To install the data, run the installation file and follow the on-screen instructions. Download Course Data [GettingStartedGIS10_1.exe | File size: 51.2 MB] attribute query Request for features based on values in the attribute table. The three basic components of an attribute query are the attribute field, operator, and attribute value. Feature A representation of a real-world object on a GIS map. geographic coordinates A measurement of a location on the earth's surface expressed in degrees of latitude and longitude GIS Acronym for geographic information system. An integrated system of data, software, hardware, people and workflows used to answer questions, make decisions, and provide tools to create, share, and use geographic information. Layer
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Getting Started with GIS ArcGIS Map 10.1 Notes 3 References GIS data that represents real world features. The layer creates a symbol to represent the collection of these features. The features in a layer have the same theme, geometry, and set of attributes location query Request for features based on the location and spatial relationship to other features. The three basic components of a location query are the layer containing features to select, the location relationship, and the layer containing the related features Metadata Information that describes the content, quality, condition, origin, and other characteristics of data Raster A data model that defines surfaces as an array of equally sized cells arranged in rows and columns. Each cell contains an attribute or measurement value. A raster's origin, cell
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