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									ArcGIS Desktop III:
GIS Workflows and Analysis

This 2-day course builds on the skills and knowledge                 Geodatabase behavior: What is behavior?;
taught in ArcGIS Desktop II: Tools and Functionality.                Advantages of using behaviors; Default values;
The focus is on working with data stored in a                        Subtypes; Domains; Geodatabase topology.
geodatabase and performing geoprocessing and                         Editing GIS data: Creating new data (digitizing,
analysis. While doing hands-on exercises, students                   copying and pasting features, Editor menu
will organize and edit data stored in a geodatabase,                 commands); Constructing an edit sketch using
prepare data for analysis, create and edit                           constraints (direction, length, parallel); Creating
geoprocessing models using ModelBuilder, and work                    adjacent polygons using the Auto-Complete Polygon
through a challenging analysis project.                              task; Modifying existing features; Reshaping existing
                                                                     features and boundaries; Exploding multipart
Audience                                                             features; Editing using domains, subtypes, and
This course is for experienced ArcGIS users who want                 Aligning spatial data: Common data alignment
to learn more about the ArcGIS tools for creating and                problems; Georeferencing CAD data; Matching layer
editing data, as well as GIS analysis.                               boundaries; Transformation; Rubber sheeting; RMS
Goals                                                                Managing geoprocessing tools and settings:
Students completing this course will be able to:                     Types of toolboxes and how they are stored; Types
    Add data from different sources to a geodatabase.                of tools (system tools, models, scripts); Locating
                                                                     tools in ArcToolbox; Executing tools; Tool
    Work with subtypes to edit data.
                                                                     parameters; Parameter error detection;
    Edit and validate feature geometry and attributes
                                                                     Environment settings; Tool layers; Geoprocessing
    using geodatabase topology.
    Run analysis tools using dialog boxes and models.
                                                                     Analyzing GIS data: Review of common analysis
    Build a complex model using ModelBuilder.
                                                                     tools (Buffer, Clip, Intersect, Select, Union); Working
                                                                     with feature proximity tools (Near, Spatial Join,
Topics                                                               Multiple Ring Buffer, Create Thiessen Polygons);
   Getting data into the geodatabase: Advantages                     Analyzing tabular data; Creating a raster subset;
   of migrating data to the geodatabase; File and                    Analysis options outside of core ArcGIS Desktop;
   personal geodatabases; Loading and importing                      Typical analysis workflow.
   data; Data sources available for conversion;                      Using ModelBuilder for analysis: Working with
   ArcToolbox conversion tools; Importing and                        ModelBuilder; Creating and designing models;
   exporting data in ArcCatalog; Importing and                       Model elements (tools and variables); Setting
   exporting data using XML; Copying and pasting data                general model properties; Setting model
   between geodatabases; Batch and single                            parameters; Environment settings; Intermediate
   conversions; Loading data into existing feature                   data; Running and troubleshooting a model;
   classes using the Simple Data Loader; Displaying x,y              Creating model documentation.
   coordinate data from a table; Accessing tabular                   GIS analysis projects: Real-world GIS analysis
   data using an OLE DB connection; Adding data from                 projects (Find the best site for a new shelter, Find
   a GIS server; Working with map projections and                    the mileage of flooded roads); The analytical
   datums.                                                           process for each project.

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Prerequisites and recommendations                                  Please make checks payable to
                                                                   East Carolina University
Students should have completed one of the following or             (credit cards are not accepted)
have equivalent knowledge: Introduction to ArcGIS I,
ArcGIS Desktop II: Tools and Functionality, or Learning            Payment Mailing Address
ArcGIS Desktop.                                                    Department of Geography
                                                                   c/o Scott Wade – ArcGIS III
Instructor                                                         East Carolina University
                                                                   Brewster A-227
Sean Hawley, GISP is an ESRI Authorized Instructor for
                                                                   Greenville, NC 27858
ArcGIS Desktop III: GIS Workflows and Analysis. He
holds an M.A. in Geography and is a certified GIS
                                                                   Fax: (252) 328-6054
Professional (GISP) by the Geographic Information
Systems Certification Institute (GISCI). Mr. Hawley
currently serves as the GIS Systems Coordinator for
                                                                   For further information please contact
Greenville Utilities Commission. Previously, Mr. Hawley            Scott Wade
was the GIS Manager for Geographic Technologies                    Department of Geography
Group. Sean has been an authorized instructor since                Phone: 252-328-6029
2002 and has taught hundreds of students all over the              Email:
United States.
                                                                   Karen Mulcahy
Location                                                           Department of Geography
                                                                   Phone: 252-328-4991
The Center for Geographic Information Science, located
within the Brewster Building at East Carolina University,
provides an organizational structure and a central
facility for the purposes of enhancing research,
instructional, and outreach activities that deal with
creation and use of geographically referenced data. The
Center is dedicated to serving ECU faculty and students
and off-campus constituents. The Center provides
educational opportunities that reflect the community’s
GIScience needs. This course will be taught in Brewster
Building, C-Wing, room 201.

Enrollment Information
Registration: The registration fee is $645.00. There is a
course limit of 20 students with seats held on first
come, first served basis. We must receive your
completed registration form before your seat may be
held. A fax is acceptable. Please call or e-mail us to
confirm seat availability before sending your payment.
Registration deadline is Wednesday, December 23rd,
2009. Please include your original registration form (if
you initially faxed it) with your registration payment.
Maps, hotel information, and parking passes will be
provided upon receipt of registration fee.

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