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University of Florida, Urban & Regional Planning Department URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems, Juna Goda Papajorgji ASSIGNMENT 1 Find an interesting article that describes the use of GIS in your field of study. Write a 1-2 page summary of the problem that was solved, emphasizing issues that were unclear and left you with questions. The summary should be in your own words, not the author’s. You do not have to describe GIS methods, just how GIS was used to solve the problem. Submit assignment in paper copy and remember to put source of the article.
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University of Florida, Urban & Regional Planning Department URP 4273: Survey of Planning Information Systems Assignment 2 The purpose of this assignment is to reinforce the skills that you have already acquired with ArcCatalog and ArcMap and to make you familiar with some GIS layers of information for Alachua County. You can either download the zipped datasets here [asgn2.zip] or you can get to them from Geolab's network path L:\FGDL\County\Data\alachua_core. In either case you will be looking for eight shapefiles, each of them made up of four separate files: County Boundary, file names(cntbnd01.shp, cntbnd01.shx, cntbnd01.dbf, cntbnd01.prj) Public Lands Survey System, file names(plss01.shp, plss01.shx, plss01.dbf, plss01.prj) Major Roads, file names(majrds01.shp, majrds01.shx, majrds01.dbf, majrds01.prj) Points of Interest, file names(ptsint01.shp, ptsint01.shx, ptsint01.dbf, ptsint01.prj) Streams, file names(stream01.shp, stream01.shx, stream01.dbf, stream01.prj) Conservation Areas A, file names(fnaica01.shp, fnaica01.shx, fnaica01.dbf, fnaica01.prj) Conservation Areas B, file names(fnaicb01.shp, fnaicb01.shx, fnaicb01.dbf, fnaicb01.prj) Conservation Areas C, file names(fnaicc01.shp, fnaicc01.shx, fnaicc01.dbf, fnaicc01.prj) Use ArcCatalog to look at the datasets. Make use of the Preview tab switching between Geography and Table options in the drop down box at the bottom. Once familiar with the datasets, in ArcMap create a map of Alachua County with these datasets as best you think. Be creative when symbolizing the datasets, use labels, a map scale. Save the map in an *.mxd format in your home directory and be ready to show it.
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course URP 4273 taught by Professor Papajorgji during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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