Lab 4 - Name:_ Principles of GIS Lab #4- Building...

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Name:__________________________ Principles of GIS GISC 4043 Lab #4- Building Geodatabases Chapter 14: Page 357-374 Lab Requirements: 1. Complete Lab Exercises 14a, 14b, 14c and save them as instructed in the book . 2. Answer the following questions. STEP 1: Copy the Chapter 14 folder from the R drive to your disk space. STEP 2: When you open ArcCatalog use the ‘ connect to folder’ icon to set your working directory 1. What are Geodatabases? (1) 2. What are three major advantages to using Geodatabases? (3) A. B. C. 3. What is a domain and what is its advantage? (2) 4. How do you display the file extensions within the contents tab of ArcCatalog? (1) 5. What does a spatial reference consist of? Explain each!!! (6) A. B. C.
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Note: If you are using an old edition of the Getting To Know ArcGIS text book (i.e. not updated for ArcGIS 9.3) upon reaching step 3 of Exercise 14b, you will note some significant differences between the text and the upgraded ArcGIS 9.2+. As such you will need to follow the instructions below until you reach step 13. In the Name box, type
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Lab 4 - Name:_ Principles of GIS Lab #4- Building...

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