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Data Services Class Descriptions

Information, materials, and schedules for all currently offered Data Services classes
ArcMap is a software package for geospatial analysis. This tutorial covers the definition of GIS, data finding using NYU’s Spatial Data Repository (SDR), visualizing spatial data in a thematic map and exporting that map in different file formats.
Software: ArcMap
Duration: 90 min

Room description:

During the Fall 2021 semester, some tutorials are held remotely and require NYU sign on to access, while others are held in person, without a remote component. Please note the correct modality and location of the tutorial when registering

Prerequisites: No prior knowledge of GIS is required to attend.
Skills Taught / Learning Outcomes:
  • Define GIS and its uses.
  • Explore the ArcMap interface: Data View, Layout View, ArcCatalog
  • Explore the NYU SDR and learn about spatial data.
  • Create a thematic GIS map using spatial data from NYU’s SDR
  • Visually analyze patterns on a GIS map.
  • Share thematic GIS maps.
Class Materials:
Related Classes:

GIS/Mapping Tools and Services

Introduction to ArcGIS Pro

Introduction to Story Maps / ArcGIS Online

Additional Training Materials: Contact data.services@nyu.edu for access to Esri E-Learning courses
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Upcoming sessions for this tutorial