Introduction to GIS Challenge Exam
(50 Questions 2pts each)
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1) What does the acronym GIS stand for?
a. Geographic Information Services
b. Geological Information Systems
c. Geographic Information System
GIS FINAL EXAM
Projecting GIS data & map projections
Plannimetric coordinates - systems that are expressed
in measures of x and y values.
Geographic coordinates - systems, on the other hand,
are expressed in values of longitude and latitude.
Exam 1 Study Guide:
What is a GIS?
What are the basic capabilities of ArcView?
What are the basic types of geographic data that ArcView supports?
What is an ArcView project?
What types of documents are in an ArcView project?
What is a Graphical User Inter
Introduction To GIS Mapping And Arcgis.Doc
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Introduction to GIS Mapping and ESRIs ArcGIS Software
In this exercise you are introduced to the ArcMap interface and some of the basic skills necessary to begin exploring geospatial
Spatial Data Analysis
This chapter is the first in a set of three dealing with geographic analysis and modeling
The chapter begins with a review of the relevant terms, and an outlines the major topics
covered in the three chapters
Exam # 1
About the Final:
Make sure you bring scantron form 882-E.
The midterm will cover lectures, reading and applied concepts from weeks 1 6.
The midterm will be multiple choice/true-false with a few short answer questions.
The entire exam
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Urban Studies and Planning
11.520: A Workshop on Geographic Information
11.188: Urban Planning and Social Science Laboratory
Lecture One: Overview of Course, GIS Principles, Elements of Maps,
Map Projections & Coordinate
System in GIS
GIS in Water Resources
Geodesy, Map Projections and
Geodesy - the shape of the earth and
definition of earth datums
Map Projection - the transformation of a
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
WHAT IS A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM?
A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer-based tool for mapping and
analyzing spatial data. GIS technology integrates common database operations such
as query and statistic
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