GIS Resources at UNC
Accessing GIS Software at UNC
See instructions from GIS & Data Services Software Guide: GIS Software. In short:
∑ Go to the UNC Davis Library Research Hub and use a public computer with ArcGIS.
∑ Remotely log on a computer from the UNC Virtual Computing Lab (VCL), and select a computer with ArcGIS.
∑ Use a browser to load ArcGIS virtually using the UNC Virtual Lab.
∑ Install ArcGIS on your computer by obtaining the software from Software Acquisitions (Follow instructions to install, including on how to request an ArcGIS 10.x Authorization File). Mac Users: ArcGIS only works on windows, but you can a run Windows virtualization software (such as Virtual Box, Bootcamp, Parallels or VMWare).
ArcGIS in ENVR 468
arcGISshortCourses.htm Introductory Short courses
understandingCoordinateSystems.htm Understanding coordinate systems
07_creatingDataLibraryforBME.docx Obtaining Freshwater Quality Data for NJ
NJRaritanGIS.zip NJ shapefiles and Surface water Phosphorus data and locations in NJ
NJRaritanGIS_5.zip NJ shapefiles and Surface water Phosphorus data and locations in NJ (completed project)
11_Health_Exercise.docx Health Exercise
12_Health_Data.xls Health Data for the Health Exercise
mjrrds_And_zip_poly_Near_NC.zip Roads and Zip Codes near NC, useful for the Health Exercise
13_GeocodingAssignment.docx Geocoding Lecture Notes and Exercise Assignments (Instructor will demo).
13b_GeocodingFiles.zip Files needed for the Geocoding Exercise Assignments (Instructor will demo).
14_mappingChlamydialInfectionLab.docx Lab on mapping Chlamydial Infection (Do it at home)
14b_mappingChlamydialInfectionData.zip Data needed for the lab on mapping Chlamydial Infection (Do it at home)
Additional ArcGIS training
Getting Started with ArcMap: GIS & Data Services Software Guide: GIS Training & FAQ
See instructions to get ESRI training from GIS & Data Services Software Guide: GIS Training. This includes the ArcGIS Tutorials.
Tutorials from ArcGIS Online
∑ Assessing Nonpoint Groundwater Contamination: Florida caves (Intermediate, 3h)
Miscellaneous Additional Exercises
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