GIS Tutorial - March 3

We are offering an Introductory GIS Course on Friday March 3 from 9-5 in the FL2-1024 This course is geared towards those who have little to no GIS experience. Below is the course agenda. Exercise 1 - Exploring ArcMap and ArcCatalog   Use Case - Tornado tracks
  • Opening and Exploring ArcMap
  • Adding Data to ArcMap
  • Working with Attribute Data in ArcMap
  • Navigating and Using ArcCatalog
Exercise 2 - Exploring Spatial DataUse Case - 2012 drought in Texas
  • Exploring Data Format Types in ArcGIS
  • Working with Vector Data in ArcMap
  • Exploring Raster Datasets
  • Adding Web Services to ArcMap
Exercise 3 - Data Symbology and ClassificationUse Case - Hurricane Sandy's official track and impacts
  • Symbolizing Qualitative Data
  • Symbolizing Quantitative Data
  • Working with Layer Packages
  • Rendering Raster Datasets
Exercise 4 - Working with climate model simulationsUse Case - Exploring uncertainty in climate models
  • Adding netCDF climate model data to ArcMap as a point layer
  • Adding netCDF as a table view
  • Graphing in ArcMap
  • Adding netCDF as a raster layer
Exercise 5 - Cartographic MappingUse Case - Superstorm (Blizzard) of 1993
  • Preparing the ArcMap Document Data Frame and Layers to Create a Map
  • Using Layout View to Design the Appearance of the Map
  • Adding Elements to the Map
  • Disseminating and Sharing Your Map
To Sign up please email Jennifer Boehnert at boehnert@ucar.eduSpace is limited to the first 12 UCAR staff


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Announcement Timing: 
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017
Calendar Timing: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:00pm to Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 7:00am

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