Fall 2002



Laboratory Series


Reference: "Getting to Know ArcView GIS"


 WEEK LAB NUMBER  EXERCISE  DESCRIPTION
 3   Introducing ArcView GIS
Chapter 7
Introduction to ArcView
Software including:
  • Menus, Buttons
  • Tools
 4   Getting Data into ArcView
Chapter 8
 Incorporating:
  • Feature Data Sources
  • Tabular Data Sources
  • Image Data Sources
 4   Measuring Distance and Area
Chapter 11
 Introduction to :
  • Map Projections
  • Measurement of Distance
  • Measurement of Area
 5   Managing Scale
Chapter 12
 Introduction to :
  • Map Scale
  • Scale Change w/Zoom
  • Setting Thresholds
 5   Selecting Map Features
Chapter 13
 How to :
  • Get Information About Features
  • Select Features Based on Their Attributes
  • Hide Features
 5    Selecting Records in a Table
Chapter 14
 How to :
  • Select Records
  • Summarize Records in a Table
  • Merge Features

 6

  Displaying and Editing Tables
Chapter 15
 How to :
  • Change the Table Display
  • Edit Values and Add Fields
  • Summarize a Table

 6

 

Analyzing Spatial Relationships
Chapters 17&18
Learn to :
  • Find Points Near Lines
  • Find Adjacent Feature
  • Find Features That Intersect Other Features

8

Presenting Information
Chapters 21&22
Learn to :
  • Create and Modify Charts
  • Make a Map Layout
8   Creating Your Own Data
Chapters 23&24
Learn to :
  • Create Shapes From Features
  • Draw Polygon Shapes
  • Edit Vertices
  • Merge and Split Shapes
 8   Term Project
Griffin Line Study
Learn to :
  • Formulate a Solution
  • Download Data
  • Find Features Near Lines
  • Select Features from a Set
  • Prepare a Final Map and Report
.   Extra Project
Bradley Import Center
Learn to :
  • Formulate a Solution
  • Download Data
  • Find Features Near Lines
  • Select Features from a Set
  • Prepare a Final Map and Report