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 BoxBootcampParallels 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.

 

GIS Training from CDC

 

Tutorials from ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS tutorials

Exercise 1: Add a database server to the Catalog tree and create a geodatabase

 

SpatialLabs from ESRI

         Assessing Point Groundwater Contamination Potential: The Floridan Aquifer (Beginning, 3h)

         Assessing Nonpoint Groundwater Contamination: Florida caves (Intermediate, 3h)

 

Book Resources from the UNC Library

 

 

GIS Data

 

From Davis Library Research Hub go to GIS/Mapping and either use the Find Geospatial Data search field, or go to Spatial Data and click on the Getting Started tab.

 

UNC GIS Librarian

         Philip McDaniel

 

EPA Geospatial Data

 

Geographic Information North Carolina

 

NC One Map

 

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protectionís GIS Web Page

 

 

Miscellaneous Additional Exercises

 

Exporting a shapefile into into Interchange File Format (e00) with longitude-latitude

Instructions for Creating Maps with the same scale for value
Understanding Coordinate Systems 

Benís exercise on coordinate Systems and exporting a shapefile into Interchange File Format (e00)

 

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