ArcGIS Desktop III - GIS Workflows & Analysis

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Understanding how and when to apply ArcGIS tools and functions is the key to creating an efficient GIS workflow. Building on the skills and knowledge taught in ArcGIS Desktop II: Tools and Functionality, this course shows how to apply ArcGIS tools in a workflow context with a focus on working with data stored in a geodatabase and performing geoprocessing and analysis. In the course exercises, you organize and edit data stored in a geodatabase, prepare data for analysis, create and edit geoprocessing models using ModelBuilder, and work through a challenging analysis project.

This course is designed for experienced ArcGIS users who want to learn more about the ArcGIS tools for creating and editing data and GIS analysis. Those completing this course will be able to
  • Add data from different sources to a geodatabase.
  • Work with subtypes to edit data.
  • Edit and validate feature geometry and attributes using geodatabase topology.
  • Run analysis tools using dialog boxes and models.
  • Build a complex model using ModelBuilder.
Topics covered
  • Getting data into the geodatabase: Advantages of migrating data to the geodatabase; Geodatabase behavior:
  • What is behavior?; Advantages of using behaviors; Default values; Subtypes; Domains; Geodatabase topology.
  • Editing GIS data: Creating new data (digitizing, copying and pasting features, Editor menu commands);
  • Aligning spatial data:
  • Managing geoprocessing tools and settings:
  • Analyzing GIS data: Review of common analysis tools
  • Using ModelBuilder for analysis: Working with ModelBuilder;
  • GIS analysis projects:

For more information contact Ken Juengling, Geospatial Training and Consulting, Inc.  Course is two days, $595.