Course Conclusion



Open source GIS software (alternatives to ArcGIS)

GIS tasks you should now be very comfortable with completing

  • Creating new vector data: digitizing, mapping points from a list of coordinates
  • Editing vector data
  • Finding, downloading, and using already-made data
  • Coordinate system management
  • Making queries against the FIA and Census databases and appropriately incorporating them into your GIS
  • Analyzing vector data through overlays
  • Integration of GPS into the GIS

GIS tasks you should be familiar with; you have a foundation on which to build

  • Raster analysis/Spatial Analyst toolset