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Geographic Information System:
integrated collection of computer software and data used to view and manage information about geographic places, analyze spatial relationships, and model spatial processes
Environmental Systems Research Institute: makes the most powerful GIS software, with most users globally
stand alone desktop software; maintains an internet connection through ArcGIS Online
for viewing data main working interface
newer version of ArcMap; more updated ribbon based visualization of ArcMap that improves workflow and organization
an open source GIS program
relate features and landscapes to each other based on location, space, length, and other attributes of data
Layering of maps that refer to the same place, and being able to relate information on one map layer to others
aligning geographic data to a known coordinate system so it can be viewed, queried and analyzed with other geographic data
Relationships among map layers and places on those maps
map layer that represents time
vector based data
Lines: river, roads - length
Points: individual tree - location
Polygons: Lakes, Forest - area
grid of cell based information
each cell has AT LEAST one value
depth, temperature, speed limit, traffic volume, tree type
a spreadsheet-style form where the rows consist of individual objects and the columns are the attributes associated with those objects
feature ID, attribute
A quantity that has distance/length and direction
raster grids with 3D representation
estimating a value within the range of measured data
A change in the relative abundance of a species or group of species along a line or over an area.
for storing data in file systems, helps organize and manage all GIS Data
A user interface in ArcGIS used for accessing, organizing, and managing a collection of geoprocessing tools, models, and scripts.
A cloud-based resource for creating and sharing GIS Web maps and applications
Structured Query Language
used to select data within attribute tables
converts attribute tables in ArcGIS to Excel and back
who owns what
What direction a feature is from another
"What directions do migrating animals take?"
How a feature may overlap with another feature
"Does a city lie within one county, or another?"
How close a feature is to another feature
"What is the distance between the nearest points of one island to another island?"
examines overlap with other features within a specified distance
Nearest neighbor tool
calculates distance to nearest neighbor
Clip and intersect
extract portions of features that overlap
relating to or situated on the banks of a river.
ArcGIS tool under analysis tools>Proximity to measure at a range of multiple distances
when we want to know how events in a location are influenced by conditions at different distances
the straight-line distance, or shortest possible path, between two points
measures between the nearest parts of features in two data sets
weighted, geographic center of a polygon, weighted by area
distance measured by the cost of moving between two points
Breakup of a habitat into smaller pieces, usually as a result of human activities.
natural strips of land that allow the migration of organisms from one wilderness area to another
National Elevation Dataset (NED)
model that interpolates elevation across the surface
land use and land cover dataset
LU/LC shows surface by coverage type, vegetation, water, urban, etc.
A method of collecting data or information through the use of instruments that are physically distant from the area or object of study.
a series of information-gathering satellites that orbit above Earth
most raster data tools are located in this toolset in ArcGIS
ArcGIS tools that add overlapping raster values to attribute tables of features
Zonal Statistics as Table
statistics of raster cells returned for each zone, eg mean, sd, max, min
field in raster attribute table, that you want to reclass
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