GIS Tutorial for Atmospheric Sciences - Section 1.5: Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
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 5 - Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
Technical skills you will learn:
- Understand basic coordinate system information.
- Working with Toolbox to manually alter coordinate systems.
ArcGIS 10.0 or higher
Jennifer Boehnert, National Center for Atmospheric Research
J. Greg Dobson, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Patricia Carbajales, Clemson University