GIS Tutorial for Atmospheric Sciences - Section 2.1: Working with Raster 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 intermediate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts, methods and terminology using weather and climate case studies.
Section 2 - Intermediate GIS Functionality
Exercise 1 - Working with Raster Data
Technical skills you will learn:
- Access raw precipitation data from NOAA.
- Interpolate point data into a raster.
- Create a departure from normal grid.
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