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Geographic Information System (GIS)CartographyEsriMappingSpatial Analysis

100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。

灵活的计划

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初级

完成时间大约为5 个月

建议 5 小时/周

英语(English)

字幕:英语(English)

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此专项课程包含 4 门课程

课程1

Introduction to GIS Mapping

Get started learning about the fascinating and useful world of geographic information systems (GIS)! In this first course of the specialization GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis, you'll learn about what a GIS is, how to get started with the software yourself, how things we find in the real world can be represented on a map, how we record locations using coordinates, and how we can make a two-dimensional map from a three-dimensional Earth. In the course project, you will create your own GIS data by tracing geographic features from a satellite image for a location and theme of your choice. This course will give you a strong foundation in mapping and GIS that will give you the understanding you need to start working with GIS, and to succeed in the other courses in this specialization. This course is for anyone who wants to learn about mapping and GIS. You don't have to have any previous experience - just your curiosity! The course includes both practical software training and explanations of the concepts you need to know to make informed decisions as you start your journey to becoming a GIS analyst. You will need a Windows computer with ArcGIS Desktop installed....
课程2

GIS Data Acquisition and Map Design

In this course, you will learn how to find GIS data for your own projects, and how to create a well-designed map that effectively communicates your message. The first section focuses on the basic building blocks of GIS data, so that you know what types of GIS files exist, and the implications of choosing one type over another. Next, we'll discuss metadata (which is information about a data set) so you know how to evaluate a data set before you decide to use it, as well as preparing data by merging and clipping files as needed. We'll then talk about how to take non-GIS data, such as a list of addresses, and convert it into "mappable" data using geocoding. Finally, you'll learn about how to take data that you have found and design a map using cartographic principles. In the course project, you will find your own data and create your own quantitative map....
课程3

Spatial Analysis and Satellite Imagery in a GIS

In this course, you will learn how to analyze map data using different data types and methods to answer geographic questions. First, you will learn how to filter a data set using different types of queries to find just the data you need to answer a particular question. Then, we will discuss simple yet powerful analysis methods that use vector data to find spatial relationships within and between data sets. In this section, you will also learn about how to use ModelBuilder, a simple but powerful tool for building analysis flowcharts that can then also be run as models. You will then learn how to find, understand, and use remotely sensed data such as satellite imagery, as a rich source of GIS data. You will then learn how to analyze raster data. Finally, you will complete your own project where you get to try out the new skills and tools you have learned about in this course....
课程4

GIS, Mapping, and Spatial Analysis Capstone

In this capstone course, you will apply everything you have learned by designing and then completing your own GIS project. You will plan out your project by writing a brief proposal that explains what you plan to do and why. You will then find data for a topic and location of your choice, and perform analysis and create maps that allow you to try out different tools and data sets. The results of your work will be assembled into an Esri story map, which is a web site with maps, images, text, and video. The goal is for you to have a finished product that you can share, and that demonstrates what you have learned....

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Don Boyes

Professor, Teaching Stream
Geography and Planning

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  • You will need ArcGIS Desktop to complete the course projects, as well as ArcGIS Online for the capstone project. Students who are enrolled and paying for at least one course are eligible to receive a free, one-year educational license for ArcGIS Desktop, as well as a free ArcGIS Online enterprise account. Instructions on how to obtain these are available in each course. There is a limit of one license and online account per student taking any of the courses in this specialization.

  • The Specialization can be completed in 24 weeks, although students may work at their own pace and finish in more or less time.

  • No prior knowledge is necessary to successfully complete the Specialization.

  • It is recommended that you take the courses in the order listed in the Specialization. The courses build on each other, as they each introduce practical skills that require a certain level of conceptual understanding, and you will get the most out of the courses if you do them in order.

  • No, the courses and Specialization will not count for university credit.

  • You will understand the fundamental concepts of basic cartography and spatial analysis using a geographic information system (GIS), and be able to apply them using GIS software.

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