Week 1: Foundations of GIS
Objective: Introduce the basic principles of GIS, GIS File Formats, and ArcGIS Navigation.
- Describe GIS learning resources
- Define GIS, data layers, features (vector data), and surfaces (raster data)
- Describe how GIS data files are structured
- In ArcGIS, be able to: view spatial data, use the basic navigation toolbar, open the attribute table, build a simple attribute selection query, and open the Properties menu.