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Advanced GIS I: Tips and Tricks for Handling Spatial and Tabular Data

Map of Devastating 2003 Heat Wave in the Netherlands Observed from MODIS Satellite. Mehdi Aminipouri (PhD Candidate in Geography at SFU)

This workshop will deepen your knowledge of attribute tables. You will learn to add new data in an existing table, import data from an Excel worksheet, join two tables together, convert a list of XY coordinates to a shapefile, and create simple SQL-queries.

Covered in this workshop:

  • Editing an attribute table
  • Importing Excel tables and XY coordinates into ArcMap
  • Formulating queries
  • Table join
  • Formulating queries
  • Generating statistics from an attribute table and summarizing a field
  • Use of the field calculator
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Upcoming Workshops

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Advanced GIS I: Tips and Tricks for Handling Spatial and Tabular Data : 2017-10-11 Burnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm