GIS3043_Lecture_11

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GIS3043C GIS for Environmental Studies Fall 2010 Michael J. Gilbrook, GISP, AICP Frank Salmon, GISP Lecture 11 Lab #03 - Digitizing & Attributing Wetlands
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 2 Overview of Lab #03 Digitizing Objectives: Convert wetland.shp to Personal Geodatabase Digitize 8 missing wetlands into the wetland layer Attribute the wetlands with ID (WETL_ID) codes Add field for Acres to wetland layer, calculate values Join HABITAT_DATA.dbf attributes to wetland layer
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 3 Preparing the Lab #03 Data Download GIS Data From Webcourses@UCF Go to Class Files area > Class 16 Download the Lab_03.zip file Drag the \Lab_03 folder to create \username\Lab_03 Move Lab_03.zip to the . .\Lab_03\7_archive folder Download the Lecture 11 PowerPoint Create \Lab_04\2_metadata\PowerPoint folder Downlolad GIS3043_Lecture_11.ppt to . .\PowerPoint Open GIS3043_Lecture_11.ppt Arrange PowerPoint for easy reference
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 4 Lab #03 Folder Organization After extracting the contents of Lab_03.zip to your \username folder to create the \Lab_03 folder, move the Lab_03.zip file to the \ 7_archive folder for safekeeping.
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 5 Create File Geodatabase Right-click > New > Personal Geodatabase on the \4_spatial folder to create the Factory_Project.gdb file geodatabase.
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 6 Import Wetlands.shp to GDB Right-click on Factory_Project.gdb > Import > Feature Class (single) to Import the Wetland.shp shapefile as a polygon feature class into the Factory_Project.gdb File Geodatabase.
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 7 Import Dialog Box Give “wetland” as the Output Feature Class Name to be stored in the Factoy_Project.gdb File Geodatabase Drag Wetland.shp shapefile to Input Features Output Location is the Default Factor_Project.gdb File Geodatabase
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 8 Wetland Features In Geodatabase Polygon feature class of Wetland appears under Factory_Project.gdb File Geodatabase Preview of wetlands already contained in the Wetland feature class. Wetland.shp shapefile is no longer needed, use right-click > Delete to remove it.
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Fall 2010 Lecture #11 Slide Number 9 Add New Field for Acres Use Options > Add Field to add new Acres field to the attributes. Click on Table preview for Wetland feature class to see tabular attribute data.
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Lecture #11 Slide Number 10 Specify Field Properties for Acres Set Type to “Float” to create floating point (i.e., decimal) values. Leave the “Alias” and
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