Join Adam Wilbert for an in-depth discussion in this video Georeferencing an image, part of ArcGIS Essential Training.
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- I absolutely love looking at historic maps.…And if you're anything like me,…you can get lost in a great map for hours.…There's a rich catalog of high-resolution scans…of historic maps available on the Internet.…And you might be surprised that…we can actually bring them into ArcMap…and use them to recreate historical data.…The process begins with correctly locating…where the old maps belong using modern coordinate systems.…This is a process called georectification.…I'm inside of ArcCatalog right now,…and inside of the Chapter 11 folder,…Chapter 11 Data,…I have this "1805<u>Cary</u>Map<u>of</u>Eygypt."…Let's go ahead and select it and choose the preview tab.…
We can see that it's a scan of an old paper map.…Let's go ahead and use the Zoom In tool…to explore it a little bit.…I'm going to zoom in to this portion…of the Nile Delta right here.…We can see that it has quite a lot of detail here…and if I zoom in a little bit more,…we can start to read some of…the cities and towns on the map.…Now in order to figure out where…
- Getting to know the ArcMap interface
- Geocoding addresses
- Measuring distances
- Adding and importing data
- Labeling and adding graphs
- Editing layer properties
- Seeing multiple views
- Making selections
- Exploring geospatial data with ArcCatalog
- Working with vector and raster data
- Styling the map
- Adding your own data
- Using the ModelBuilder
- Adding a legend and annotations
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with a Geographic Information System (GIS)
2. Organizing the Map
3. Working with Data Layers
4. Seeing Multiple Views of the Map
5. Selecting Map Elements
6. Exploring Geospatial Data
7. Geoprocessing Tasks
8. Working with Vector Data
9. Working with Raster Data
10. Styling the Map
11. Creating Your Own Data
12. Exploring the ModelBuilder
13. Finishing the Map
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