Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Pro Project Workbook

Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Pro Project Workbook


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589484832
Publisher: Esri Press
Publication date: 09/13/2017
Series: Understanding GIS Series , #1
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 1,216,450
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Christian Harder is a writer at Esri and author of a number of case study books on GIS.
Tim Ormsby is a technical writer at Esri and has created and contributed to ArcGIS training courses for both the classroom and online learning. Ormsby coauthored Esri Press's best-selling workbook Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop (Esri Press 2010).
Thomas Balstrøm is the coauthor of the Danish-language Book of GIS and Geodata. He worked for two decades as an associate professor in GIS and physical geography at University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and is now a freelance GIS consultant.

Table of Contents



Lesson 1: Frame the problem and explore the study area

Exercise 1a: Explore the study area

Exercise 1b: Do exploratory data analysis

Lesson 2: Preview the data

Exercise 2a: List the data requirements

Exercise 2b: Examine the data

Exercise 2c: Reframe the problem statement

Lesson 3: Choose the data

Exercise 3a: Choose the datasets

Exercise 3b: Choose a coordinate system

Lesson 4: Build the database

Exercise 4a: Project a shapefile

Exercise 4b: Copy a feature class

Exercise 4c: Prepare the city and county data

Exercise 4d: Prepare the river data

Exercise 4e: Prepare the park data

Exercise 4f: Prepare the block group data

Exercise 4g: Prepare the parcel data

Lesson 5: Edit the data

Exercise 5a: Edit a feature

Exercise 5b: Create a new park feature

Lesson 6: Conduct the analysis

Exercise 6a: Establish proximity zones

Exercise 6b: Apply demographic constraints

Exercise 6c: Select suitable parcels

Exercise 6d: Clean up the map and geodatabase

Exercise 6e: Evaluate your results

Lesson 7: Automate the analysis

Exercise 7a: Set up the model

Exercise 7b: Build the model (part 1)

Exercise 7c Build the model (part 2)

Exercise 7d: Run the model as a tool

Lesson 8: Present your analysis results

Exercise 8a: Create the main map

Exercise 8b: Create a layout using the LA River and inset maps

Lesson 9: Share your results online

Appendix A: Data and photo credits


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