Instructional Guide for The ArcGIS Book

Instructional Guide for The ArcGIS Book

by Kathryn Keranen, Malone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589484702
Publisher: ESRI Press
Publication date: 07/15/2016
Series: ArcGIS Books Series , #3
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kathryn Keranen, an instructor at James Madison University, has taught GIS—and helped others learn to teach it—for more than 20 years She co-authored (with Robert Kolvoord) the three-book Esri Press series Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS (2008, 20012), Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS and Remote Sensing (2014), and Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS and Lidar (2016).

Lyn Malone, a curriculum and educational technology consultant with her own company, World Views GIS, has taught GIS to students and teachers since 1998. She co-authored for Esri Press Mapping Our World: GIS Lessons for Educators (2002), Community Geography GIS in Action Teacher's Guide (2003), and Mapping Our World Using GIS: Our World GIS Education Level 2 (2008).

Table of Contents

GIS Skills Table of Content

01 Maps, the Web, and You


Open and modify an existing online map. Interpret legends and write spatial descriptions. Add fields, determine formulas, and calculate values. Investigate terrains and understand a z-value Work with basemaps. Change Style. Filter data by attributes. Enrich layers. Publish a map as a web app. Add live data feeds.

02 Cartography is for Everyone


Add geospatial point data. Find and interpret scale and resolution. Create bookmarks. Use proximity tools. Publish a web app.

03 Tell Your Story Using a Map


Create heat maps. Create story maps. Use the online library of Builder templates. Search ArcGIS Online for maps. Add map notes

04 Great Maps Need Great Data


Copy and rename map layers. Classify data by percentage. Create a Bulleted Series Story Map. Enrich layers. Configure Pop-Ups and Pop-Up Media.

05 The Importance of Where


Change Style. Use advanced filtering. Calculate heat and density maps. Investigate Overlay: Intersection Use proximity tools: buffer and drive times Summarize data.

06 Mapping the Third Dimension


Open and manipulate globe in Scene. Present current event material using geospatial technology. Search for a location. Create slides and save a presentation. Search, add, and configure layers in Scene.

07 The Power of Apps


Search for historic topographic maps of a location in TopoView. Download STORMTOOLS, Explorer for ArGIS and Quakefeed. Manipulate and use apps. Use apps to solve a problem. Add data to a collaborative map.

08 Your GIS is Mobile


Create a feature dataset and a feature class in ArcGIS Pro. Add fields and create coded value domains in ArcGIS Pro. Publish a web layer and incorporate the layer in a web map. Download Survey123 Connect and create a survey form. Add a thumbnail to the form. Create domains and publish a XLS Form. Share a Survey123. Set a Title and use images in a survey. Create Sub Domains in Survey 123. Download a service definition, publish as a unique feature service, and collect data.. Download Collector app to a mobile device. Create a group with a map containing an editable feature service in ArcGIS online and share a map.

Collect data using Collector. Download Survey app to mobile device. Download the graffiti survey to the mobile device, mark a point and collect data. Observe collected survey data in a web browser and ArcGIS online. Prepare data and upload data to be used in an offline collection. Collect data disconnected Sync data when connected.

09 Real-Time Dashboards


Show live traffic feed in Dashboard. Show live cameras Show static police cameras.

10 GIS is Social


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