Today we will be defining the coordinate systems for our Smiths Lake data
sets, and then reprojecting them so they use a common coordinate system. We
will also clip some of them to a standard area.
Interpolating a DEM
Today we will be constructing a set of Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) using
a sequence of interpolators, one of which you will to continue to work with for
the rest of the project. We will assess the quali
Introduction to ArcGIS 10. Copying data and making a map
Import and inspect the data to be used in the projects. On the way you will be
introduced to the basics of using the analysis software, ArcGIS.
Soil type around Smith lake
Alluvial Soils - Light Sandy
Red Podzolic Soils - l
Measures of distance
Points, polylines and polygons
Comprised of vertices
x, y, z & m coordinates
Normally just x and y
Order is important
Can be multipart
! Toblers First Law of Geography
! That everything is related to everything else;
but that near things are more related than
those far apart.
! Need to define or quantify that relationship
! Works under the princ
Mercators 1569 world map
from State Library of NSW
held at State Library of NSW.
BRANDING PRESENTATION TO THE LIBRARY COUNCIL, OCTOBER 2009