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Author Shellito, Bradley A.

Title Discovering GIS and ArcGIS / Bradley A. Shellito.

Publication Info. New York, NY W. H. Freeman, [2015]

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    910.285 SHE    Available
Description xviii, 573 pages ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 How to Use Geospatial Data and ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 1 What are these "maps" in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 2 What are the functions of the Tools toolbar in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 3 What are the functions of the Standard toolbar in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 4 How can I access folders and data through the Catalog? -- Smartbox 5 What are the types of vector data and how are they referenced in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 6 What is the Data Frame and how does it work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 7 How can data layers be displayed in the Table of Contents (TOC) in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 8 What are datums, coordinate systems, and projections in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 9 How do you change projections in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 10 How do you define a projection in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 11 How do I save my work as a Map Package in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Troublebox 1 What happened to the toolbars I was using in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Troublebox 2 What happened to the Catalog, Table of Contents, or other windows in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 1 ArcGIS Help and Other Resources -- ch. 2 How to Use Tables and Attributes in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 12 What are the components of an attribute table in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 13 What are the different types of GIS attribute data in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 14 How are tables joined in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 15 What does selection mean in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 16 What is the structure of a simple query in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 17 What is the structure of a compound query in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 18 What is a hyperlink and how is it used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 2 Using U.S. Census Data and Attributes in ArcGIS -- ch. 3 How to Create a Map Layout with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 19 What are normalized data and how are they used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 20 What are the differences among the data-classification methods in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 21 Why is color choice important when designing a layout in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 22 What are the functions of the Layout toolbar in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 23 How is scale represented on a layout in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 24 Why is the choice of fonts important when designing a layout in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 25 What are some strategies for designing an effective map in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 3 Map Labels and Annotation -- ch. 4 How to Create a Web Map and Share Data Online with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 26 What is a service and how is it published to ArcGIS Online? -- Smartbox 27 What kinds of basemaps are available in ArcGIS Online? -- Troublebox 3 How do I set up my Esri Global Account to access ArcGIS Online subscription-level features? -- Troublebox 4 Why is the connection for Hosted Services unavailable? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 4 How to Set Up GIS Web Applications -- ch. 5 How to Obtain and Use Online Data with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 28 What are The National Map and the National Geospatial Program? -- Smartbox 29 What kinds of data are available through ArcGIS Online? -- Smartbox 30 What is VGI and how can it be used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 31 What other GIS data are available online? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 5 How Metadata Is Used in GIS -- ch. 6 How to Create Geospatial Data with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 32 Why is scale important when digitizing? -- Smartbox 33 What is a geodatabase, and how does it store geospatial data? -- Smartbox 34 What other data formats can be used in ArcGIS? -- Smartbox 35 How is digitizing performed in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Troublebox 5 What if some templates are missing from the Create Features box? -- Troublebox 6 Why doesn't the Calculate Geometry function work properly in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 6 Using GNSS and Mobile GIS for Data Creation -- ch. 7 How to Edit Data with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 36 What is temporal accuracy? -- Smartbox 37 What is positional accuracy? -- Smartbox 38 How do the snapping options function in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 39 What is attribute accuracy? -- Smartbox 40 What is completeness? -- Smartbox 41 What is logical consistency? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 7 Topology and Topological Editing in ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 8 How to Perform Spatial Analysis in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 42 How are spatial joins used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 43 How does Select By Location work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Troublebox 7 Why doesn't the Measure tool snap to a point? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 8 Analysis of Patterns and Clusters in ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 9 How to Perform Geoprocessing in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 44 How can multiple layers be merged in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 45 How does dissolve operate in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 46 How does clip operate in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 47 How do buffers operate in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 48 What are the different types of polygon overlays in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 49 How is a point-in-polygon overlay performed? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 9 Geoprocessing and Python -- ch. 10 How to Perform Geocoding in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 50 How is a streets layer used as a reference database for geocoding in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 51 What is an Address Locator and how does it work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 52 How does the geocoding process work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 53 Why are geocoded results sometimes inaccurate in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 10 Geocoding Services and ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 11 How to Perform Network Analysis in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 54 What are the elements of a Network Dataset in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 55 How is a shortest route calculated in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 56 How does reordering stops affect shortest routes in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 57 What are service areas and how are they used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 58 What is the closest facility function and how does it work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Troublebox 8 Why can't I create a new Network Dataset in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 11 Geometric Networks in ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 12 How to Use Raster Data in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 59 What does a raster dataset consist of? -- Smartbox 60 What are zones of raster data in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 61 What is the National Land Cover Dataset? -- Smartbox 62 How is a raster's attribute table set up in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 63 What is a region in raster data? -- Smartbox 64 How do raster data compare with vector data? -- Smartbox 65 How does resolution affect the raster dataset? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 12 Using Mosaics and Subsets of Rasters -- ch. 13 How to Use Remotely Sensed Imagery in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 66 What is spatial resolution? -- Smartbox 67 What is a remotely sensed image actually showing? -- Smartbox 68 What is the Landsat program and what are its capabilities? -- Smartbox 69 What satellites have high-resolution capabilities? -- Smartbox 70 What is orthoimagery? -- Smartbox 71 What is NAIP imagery? -- Troublebox 9 Why is the imagery in grayscale (black and white) instead of color? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 13 Georeferencing an Image -- ch. 14 How to Perform Spatial Interpolation with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 72 How does inverse distance weighted (IDW) interpolation function? -- Smartbox 73 How do the Zonal tools operate in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 74 How do Spline functions operate in spatial interpolation? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 14 Geostatistical Methods for Spatial Interpolation -- ch. 15 How to Work with Digital Elevation Models in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 75 What is the National Elevation Dataset? -- Smartbox 76 What is a hillshade? -- Smartbox 77 What are slope and aspect measuring? -- Smartbox 78 What is visibility analysis? -- Smartbox 79 What is pseudo-3D visualization in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 80 How can I navigate in ArcScene 10.2? -- Smartbox 81 What are base heights and how are they used for 3D visualization in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Troublebox 10 Why did the line of sight not drape properly in ArcScene? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 15 Creating 3D Graphics with the 3D Analyst -- ch. 16 How to Work with Contours, TINs, and 3D Imagery in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 82 How can contour lines be used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 83 How is a TIN created in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 84 What is vertical exaggeration? -- Smartbox 85 What is a 3D Web Scene in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 16 USGS Topographic Maps and US Topos -- ch. 17 How to Work with Lidar Data in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 86 What is a LAS dataset and how is it used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 87 How are LAS classification values used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 88 What do lidar measurements represent? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 17 Terrain Datasets in ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 18 How to Represent Geospatial Data in 3D with ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 89 What are the functions of the ArcGlobe 10.2 Tools toolbar? -- Smartbox 90 What is extrusion and how does it work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 91 How does an offset function in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 92 How can animations be used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 93 What are KMZ files and how can they be used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 18 Using More Detailed 3D Models in ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 19 How to Utilize Distance Calculations in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 94 How is Euclidean distance calculated and used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 95 What is allocation and how is it used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 96 How is cost distance used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 97 How is a cost path calculated in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 98 How does Slice work with raster layers in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 99 How are raster layers reclassified in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 19 Using Path Distance in ArcGIS 10.2 -- ch. 20 How to Perform Map Algebra in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 100 What is ModelBuilder and how is it used in ArcGIS 10.2? --
Note continued: Smartbox 101 What is a relational operator and how is it used in Map Algebra? -- Smartbox 102 How are more complex expressions built in Map Algebra? -- Smartbox 103 How are rasters overlaid with Boolean operators in Map Algebra? -- Troublebox 11 Why can't I re-open my saved model? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 20 Using Weighted Raster Overlay -- ch. 21 How to Build a Model in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 104 What are model elements and how are they represented in ModelBuilder? -- Smartbox 105 What are model parameters and how are they used in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 106 What is a suitability index? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 21 Models and Python -- ch. 22 How to Use Hydrologic Modeling Tools in ArcGIS 10.2 -- Smartbox 107 How does flow direction operate in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 108 What are sinks in hydrologic modeling? -- Smartbox 109 How does flow accumulation work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 110 How can a stream network be extracted in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Smartbox 111 How does stream ordering work in ArcGIS 10.2? -- Related Concepts for Chapter 22 Using Pour Points in ArcGIS 10.2.
Subject Geographic information systems.
Geographic information systems -- Study and teaching.
Geographic information systems -- Software.
Genre/Form Geographic information systems.
ISBN 1464145202
9781464145209
Standard No. 40025099980

 
    
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