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Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
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Skills you will gain

Geographic Information System (GIS)CartographyEsriMappingSpatial Analysis
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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Story Maps

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Introduction to story maps9m
Building your first story map18m
Adding pop-ups to a story map6m
1 reading
Get started on your story map now10m
2 practice exercises
GIS Software needed for this course5m
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Data Discovery and Project Proposal

2 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Advice and guidelines for writing your proposal20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Data Acquisition and Preparation

3 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 160 min)
18 videos
Data dictionary5m
The importance of metadata4m
Viewing and editing metadata in ArcMap4m
Downloading and using GIS data18m
Adding x,y data from a table11m
Clipping a feature class4m
Merging feature classes5m
Interactive selection in ArcMap6m
Select by attribute15m
Queries and Venn diagrams11m
Select by location2m
Select by attribute and location in ArcMap7m
Mixing attribute and location queries1m
Reclassification and aggregation11m
Joining tables15m
Working with tables in ArcMap12m
Field calculations in tables11m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Spatial Analysis

3 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 162 min)
17 videos
Vector intersection and union8m
Constraint analysis6m
Areal interpolation7m
Spatial join8m
ArcToolbox introduction9m
Raster zones and regions13m
Raster mask and NoData cells9m
Local raster operators7m
Focal raster operators14m
Zonal raster operators6m
Global raster operators13m
Raster weighted overlay10m
Mosaic and aggregate tools4m
What is geoprocessing?6m
ModelBuilder example9m
Getting started with ModelBuilder7m

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About the GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis Specialization

This Specialization is for those new to mapping and GIS, as well as anyone looking to gain a better understanding of how it all works and why. You will learn practical skills that can be applied to your own work using cutting-edge software created by Esri Inc., the world's leading GIS company and our industry partner. PLEASE NOTE: THE SOFTWARE IS NO LONGER PROVIDED WITH THIS COURSE. YOU WILL HAVE TO OBTAIN IT ON YOUR OWN....
GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis

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