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GIS Workshop Series

Week 5

Week 4: Cartography and Visualization

Objective: Become familiar with cartographic visualization techniques for maps

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand maps as a form of communication
  2. Understand how to create visual hierarchy with symbols and text
  3. Add map elements to a map in ArcMap’s Layout View
  4. Navigate ArcMap’s Symbology and Label menus
  5. Create symbols based on categories and quantities
  6. Export a map figure from ArcMap​

Week 5 Materials