Heather Smith

Heather is a cartographer and artist who mixes both practices to express and understand landscapes. She writes and edits lessons for the Learn ArcGIS website. View more of her work at www.heathergabrielsmith.ca

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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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A Real-World Education

Lauren Sinclair's middle school GIS Design class.

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How are maps made?

Collect data. Process data. Present data.

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Map Hurricane Storm Surges: a GIS recipe

Use global elevation data to predict how storm surges will flood coastlines.

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Use Illustrator and ArcGIS to Make a Walk-time Map

Make a map of attractions within walking distance of a hotel. Access and analyze mapping data all within Illustrator.

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Textures from Basemaps

Generate customize raster textures from Esri basemaps.

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Using common GIS data types in ArcGIS Pro

How to use shapefiles, geodatabases, rasters, and web layers.

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