Heather Smith
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Heather is a cartographer and artist who mixes both practices to express and understand landscapes. She works as a product engineer at Esri, where she writes and edits lessons for the Learn ArcGIS website. View more of her work at www.heathergabrielsmith.ca

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Make a River Map

Cartography tutorial for ArcGIS Pro.

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Coordinate Systems: What’s the Difference?

Coordinate systems are fundamental knowledge for a GIS specialist. But there's so many confusing terms! Learn to differentiate between them.

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Projection on the fly and geographic transformations

How does ArcGIS draw your data in the right coordinate system?

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Geographic vs Projected Coordinate Systems

What's the difference between a GCS and a PCS?

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Pro Map Text IV: Layout Text

Layout tutorial for ArcGIS Pro.

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Pro Map Text III: Knockouts and Map Notes

Annotation tutorial for ArcGIS Pro covering masking and text map notes.

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Pro Map Text II: Annotation

Annotation tutorial for ArcGIS Pro.

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Pro Map Text I: Labels

Labeling tutorial for ArcGIS Pro.

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Assess Access to Public Transit: A GIS Recipe

Use network analyst to determine what parts of your city can benefit the most from expanded public transportation services.

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