GIS Tutorial for Atmospheric Sciences - Section 1.2: Exploring Spatial Data
This is a freely available Geographic Information Systems (GIS) course geared towards GIS and weather and climate students and practitioners. This course is intended to teach basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts, methods and terminology using weather and climate case studies.
Section 1 - Basic GIS Fundamentals
Exercise 2 - Exploring Spatial Data
Technical skills you will learn:
- Explore data format types in ArcGIS.
- Work with vector data.
- Add web services to your maps.
- Explore raster datasets.
ArcGIS 10.0 or higher
Jennifer Boehnert - National Center for Atmospheric Research
Greg Dobson - UNC Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center
Paige Hoel - National Center for Atmospheric Research