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Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections
     

Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections

by Margaret M. Maher
 

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Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections is an easy-to-navigate troubleshooting reference for any GIS user with the common problem of data misalignment. Complete with full-color maps and diagrams, this book presents practical techniques on how to identify data projections, create custom projections to align data, and solve common data

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Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections is an easy-to-navigate troubleshooting reference for any GIS user with the common problem of data misalignment. Complete with full-color maps and diagrams, this book presents practical techniques on how to identify data projections, create custom projections to align data, and solve common data alignment problems. The second edition is compatible with ArcGIS® 10.1 and includes new sections on aligning CAD data and appropriate use of the web Mercator projection. This book will benefit new and experienced GIS users alike.

This book will show you

  • How to identify the projection for data
  • How to resolve issues behind common error message and warnings
  • How—and when—to perform geographic transformations, and which transformation to use
  • How to decide which map projection to use
  • What the parameters in a projection file mean and what they do
  • How to add x,y data to the map
  • How to make round buffers

 Margaret M. Maher  is a veteran member of Esri's support services team. She has helped resolve more than 12,000 incidents involving problems with map projections and data conversions. She has written numerous articles about ArcGIS for Desktop for Esri’s Support Services Knowledge Base.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589483422
Publisher:
ESRI Press
Publication date:
02/18/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
344,107
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Margaret M. Maher is a veteran member of Esri’s  support services team. She has helped resolve more than 12,000 incidents involving problems with map projections and data conversions. She has written numerous articles about ArcGIS® for Desktop for Esri's Support Services Knowledge Base.

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