Archive: Lab Exercises, FNRM 3131, GIS For Natural Resource Management

Class Page, Moodle, Google Hangout for Wednesdays 8-9 pm (click link to connect)
- Accessing the Website and Unzipping Data files;
- 1) Install Citrix & Class Shared Drive for ArcGIS via a browser, 2) Using Citrix and VPN, 3) Citrix Desktop Basics, 4) Starting and using ArcGIS on Citrix
- Set up stand-alone ArcGIS on your home computer

Lab Materials, Organized Chronologically:

Readings are from the book "GIS Fundamentals, 5th Edition," by Paul Bolstad

Week
Lab Number & Topic
Assignment

Instructional Video ArcGIS:
Videos are on YouTube
(playlisted)

Data (ArcGIS )
1 Due to the University Holiday on January 15, 2018, we will begin our class on Monday, January 22, 2018; our lab sessions will also begin that week.
2 Lab 1, Introduction to the software

Download and Extract
Data (unzip) necessary
files for each week
Lab 1 Instructions

Summary Overheads for Lab exercise

-Symbology Intro
-Print or Export
-Save Project
-Set Relative Path
-More Symbology
-Measure Tool
-Data Frames
-Topology Intro

Lab 1 Data
3
Lab 2, Coordinate Systems

Lab 2 Instructions

Summary Overheads for Lab exercise


-On the Fly Projection
-Cursor Coordinates
-Label Features
-Data Frame Project
-Project to a new file
-Custom Projection

4
Lab 3, Data Entry

Lab 3 Instructions

Summary Overheads for Lab exercise


-Create Shapefiles
-Create Geodatabase
-Point Digitizing
-Digitize Lines
-Polygon Digitizing
-Edit Points
-Edit Lines
-Edit Polygons

Lab 3 Data
5
Lab 4, Digitizing, Topology

-Clip Digitizing
-Merge AutoComplete
Reshape Save Edits
-Topology Rules
-Classic Snapping
-Autocomplete
-Validate Topology
-Trace Autocomplete
-Trace New Polygon

6
Lab 5, GPS (optional)
Lab 6, Data and Tables

-Lab 5 Waypoints,
-Lab 5 Tracks,
-Download Cities
-Manual Feature Select
-Color Ramp
-Select by Layer
-More Symbols
-Field Delete
-Shaded Relief
-Manual Select, Tables

Lab 5 Data
Lab 6 Data
7
Lab 7, Tables -Select by Attribute
-Join Tables
-Compound Selection
-Create Table
8
Lab 8, More Tables Lab 8 Instructions

Summary Overhead for Lab exercise
-Add Text Table
-Summarize and Join
-Indicator Variable
-Many to One Fix
Lab 8 Data
9
No Lab
Spring Break Week
Spring Break
Spring Break
10
Lab 9, Vector Analysis -Erase
-Union & Multipart
-Area
-Buffering
Lab 9 Data
11
Lab 10, Raster Analysis -Resample
-Raster Calcuator
-Reclassify
-Sizing and Aligning Panels
Lab 10 Data
12
Lab 11, Terrain Analysis Lab 11 instructions

Summary Overheads for Lab exercise
-Watersheds
Lab 11 Data
13
Lab 12, Interpolation Lab 12 Instructions

Summary Overheads for Lab exercise

-Copy/Paste Frame
-System. Sample
-IDW
-Random Sample
-Trend Surface
-Prep. Strata Base
-Strat. Ran. Samp.
-Lab12_Error_Tips

Lab 12 Data
14 Lab 13, Cartographic Modeling Lab 13 Instructions

Summary Overheads for Lab exercise
Refer to earlier videos as needed Lab 13 Data
15
Lab 14, Cart. Modeling 2

Refer to earlier videos as needed

Flowchart Video

Lab 14 Data
Extra Credit Extra Credit Lab Refer to earlier videos as needed Extra Credit Lab Data
Extra Credit Extra Credit Homework
Refer to earlier videos as needed Extra Credit Homework Data