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HELP

Opening a Map Document

Steps for the different ways you can open a map document in ArcMap.

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EXERCISE

Mapping the Public Garden

1 hour 30 minutes

Map garden plots in Riverside, California and use published services to create a web app.

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WEB COURSE

Map Design Fundamentals

Learn fundamental map design concepts and cartographic workflows.

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VIDEO

Layout Design Essentials for ArcGIS 10.1

1 hour

Covers basic design principles, advanced techniques, inset maps, and sharing options.

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HELP

What Is Geoprocessing?

Describes geoprocessing and its central role in data management and analysis.

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EXERCISE

The Geography of Online Lending

45 minutes

Use hot-spot and regression analysis to map spatial patterns of online lending.

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EXERCISE

Bridging the Breast Cancer Divide

2 hours

Compare and map breast cancer rates for black and white women in the United States.

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VIDEO

Applying Spatial Statistics: The Analysis Process in Action

1 hour 10 minutes

Covers hot spot, cluster, and grouping analysis; exploratory regression, space-time cubes.

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EXERCISE

Closest Fire Station

30 minutes

Use network analysis to find the shortest driving times from fire stations to schools.

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HELP

What Is Geodata?

Introduction to geodata concepts and a list of geodata that you can use with ArcMap.

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WEB COURSE

Getting Started with the Geodatabase

3 hours

Understand geodatabase components, create a geodatabase schema, and create a geodatabase.

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HELP

Add Layers from the Living Atlas of the world

Learn fundamental concepts of the raster data model and use raster data with ArcMap.

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EXERCISE

Introduction to the Editing Tutorial

8 hours

Create and edit features in Zion National Park. Use feature templates and topology.

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EXERCISE

Homeless in the Badlands

2 hours

Join tabular and spatial data to visualize homelessness in North Dakota.

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BOOK

The ArcGIS Imagery Book

Rich media in an online PDF exploring imagery and remote sensing in modern GIS.

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VIDEO

Imagery and Raster Data in ArcGIS: An Introduction

1 hour 10 minutes

Covers the image information model, raster functions, mosaic datasets, and image services.

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WEB COURSE

Image Processing with ArcGIS

3 hours

Enhance and pan sharpen imagery. Process imagery to create a Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and hillshade.

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WEB COURSE

Classifying Imagery Using ArcGIS

2 hours

Use supervised and unsupervised classification for thematic mapping and change detection.

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HELP

Essential Raster Data Vocabulary

Glossary of key terms; includes ArcGIS user interface icons and links to help topics.

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HELP

What Is the ArcGIS 3D Analyst Extension?

Basic 3D concepts, 3D Analyst extension capabilities, and using 3D Analyst with ArcMap.

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VIDEO

3D Cartographic Techniques: An Introduction

54 minutes

Covers 3D visualization, converting 2D to 3D, 3D mapping and analysis, and 3D animation.

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VIDEO

Solve 3D Problems

3 minutes

Examples of flight path, viewshed, sightline, indoor routing, and volumetric analysis.

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WEB COURSE

3D Analysis of Surfaces and Features Using ArcGIS

3 hours

Learn to analyze data along a line of sight and visualize elevation changes in 3D.

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WEB COURSE

Creating 3D Data Using ArcGIS

3 hours

Create TINs, multipatches, and 3D feature classes. Model terrain and slope changes in 3D.

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EXERCISE

Homeless in the Badlands

2 hours

Join tabular and spatial population data in North Dakota. Share your map layer online.

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HELP

What Is a Map Service?

Brief overview of sharing maps to the web from ArcMap; includes links to detailed topics.

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WEB COURSE

Creating and Sharing Map Packages in ArcGIS

4 hours

Create map and tile packages to share map documents, basemaps, and other large datasets.

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HELP

What Is a Geoprocessing Service?

Information on sharing geoprocessing services, which contain geoprocessing tasks.

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VIDEO

Workflows to Manage and Share Imagery in ArcGIS

1 hour

How to make imagery accessible and share as tile caches and dynamic image services.

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Administer

Get your organization up and running. Download, install, license, and set up ArcMap.

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Connect

Create a living network of maps, data, and information by connecting your organization and members with ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS.

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Extend

Use the ArcGIS mapping platform to build web, mobile, and desktop apps with the power of location.

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Automate

Write powerful scripts with ArcPy to standardize workflows and save time.

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ArcMap Blog

Get software news you can use, written by Esri experts.

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ArcMap Functionality Matrix

See the difference between ArcMap Basic, Standard, and Advanced.

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Industry-specific Maps & Apps

Jump-start your work with ready-to-use solutions.

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Learn ArcGIS Lessons

Take guided lessons based on real-world problems.

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Technical Support

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ArcMap Training

Access everything you need for lifelong GIS learning.

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ArcMap Help

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