About this course
This introduction to the GIS course is made for beginners enthusiastic about learning GIs and understanding how to use the location for decision-making. This course uses one of the most popular GIS software, ArcMap, also part of the ArcGIS suite of Applications. We have designed this course also to be a refresher and software proficiency training for all who are already in the industry but maybe a little rusty as far as using ArcMap is concerned; this is the perfect course for you to polish your skill and gain confidence working with ArcMap.
This video gives an introduction to the course structure and flow.
This video is going to explain to you what GIS is and the basic concepts of GIS.
Let us take some time to discuss the various components that work together to make GIS operations successful
There are a number of systems that collectively make GIS function effectively. This video, therefore, introduces you to these systems.
You cannot do GIS without understanding the various data types in GIS. This video gives you an overview of the various data types and formats used in GIS
This is the second half of the GIS Data Structure Video. Explore raster datasets and what they are usually used to represent in GIS.
Understanding how to store GIS is a key skill you must have under your sleeves. Explore the methods used in storing GIS data in this video.
Data Storage part 2
Let's take some minutes to explore the interface ArcGIS Desktop component - ArcMap
The ArcGIS Suite comes with other desktop applications. let us explore these and know how they can serve us.
In other to fully have access to folders on your local machine, there is the need to connect that folder to ArcMap. That is what this video is about.
Let us now explore how to make maps in ArcMap.