ArcGIS for Spatial Analysis Training Course

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Course Code

arcgis

Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements

  • An understanding of basic spacial data concepts.

Audience

  • Field Ecologists
  • Conservation Managers

Overview

ArcGIS* is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information. Use and implement common GIS techniques in ArcGIS to create data spatial projects.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at field ecologists and conservation managers who wish to create data spatial projects in ArcGIS.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Output spatial data as visualizations, such as maps.
  • Conduct geostatics on actual data.
  • Implement spatial data analysis, data processing, and mapping with ArcGIS.
  • Analyze spatial data for projects in ArcGIS.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline

Introduction

ArcGIS System Software

  • What is GIS?
  • ArcGIS versions
  • Layers, attributes, features, selections, and attribute tables

Geospatial and Spatial Data

  • Vector vs Raster data
  • Metadata
  • Projection and coordinate systems

Preparing the Development Environment

  • Installing and configuring ArcGIS Desktop

ArcGIS and its Functionalities

  • Applying and visualizing spatial data
  • Identifying features and values
  • Creating selections
  • Zooming and measuring
  • Using ShapeFile geometry
  • Working coordinate systems
  • Using ArcCatalog
  • Modifying metadata

Raster Data

  • Displaying rasters
  • Merging rasters
  • Resampling and reclassifying rasters
  • Clipping a raster
  • Extracting raster value points
  • Geo-refrencing a raster

Vector Data

  • Using ShapeFile attributes
  • Spatial joining with tabular data
  • Creating choropleth maps

Organize Maps

  • Adding data to a map
  • Importing data
  • Editing properties and symbology

Data Creation

  • Implementing new data files
  • Drawing new features
  • Plotting points
  • Joining data
  • Clipping data
  • Creating buffers

Finalizations and Optimizations

  • Using map layouts
  • Working with a locator map
  • Creating legends
  • Implementing scale bars and titles
  • Exporting and printing maps

Summary and Conclusion

 

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*ArcGIS is a trademark, service mark, and registered mark of Esri in the United States, EU, and other international jurisdictions. Esri has not reviewed this training course for completeness, accuracy, or quality, and as such, does not endorse, sponsor, or affiliate with this training course.

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