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Intro to GIS

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Intro to GIS (2 Day Course)

Indianapolis Office
8901 Otis Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46216
Ankeny Office
1450 SW Vintage Parkway, Suite 260
Ankeny, IA 50023
April 3-4, 2017 March 13-14, 2017
June 5-6, 2017 May 15-16, 2017 - CLASS FULL
October 2-3, 2017 September 5-6, 2017
December 4-5, 2017 November 13-14, 2017

This two-day course will introduce participants to the latest in GIS technology, features and functionality. Participants learn the latest techniques in creating and editing GIS data, querying and analyzing information to support daily decision-making and special projects. This course covers content including: how to query databases; edit both spatial and attribute data; work with tabular information; and create graphs, charts and reports. Participants will leave with a solid knowledge of the workings of GIS.

Course Goals:

  • Understand basic GIS terms
  • What’s new in ArcGIS for Desktop 10
  • Editing GIS data
  • Querying features using logical expressions
  • Using spatial relationships to find features
  • Associating data with table joins and relates

Topics Covered:

  • What’s new in ArcGIS for Desktop 10 interface
  • Data types, data models and relationships
  • Managing data using ArcCatalog, including using metadata
  • Editing in ArcGIS for Desktop 10
  • Symbolizing data
  • Analyzing data: selects, identifies, buffers and identifies>
  • Map outputs: reports, plots, charts and graphs…
  • Labeling and Annotation

Prerequisites and Recommendations:
A general understanding of computers and the Windows environment is required, however no GIS experience is needed.

$600 Per Student (Includes materials and lunch.)

This course is for those who have a basic understanding of geographic information systems.

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