Data Management and GIS. 1. Planning your GIS project. 2. A case study example and the problems encountered. 3. Advantages of using a Geodatabase!. 4. Worldwide frustrations! Nasty GIS. 5. Top tips for good GIS practice. Data Types in GIS. Maps (road, rivers etc)
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1. Planning your GIS project
2. A case study example and the problems encountered
3. Advantages of using a Geodatabase!
4. Worldwide frustrations! Nasty GIS...
5. Top tips for good GIS practice
1. Research question and project goals.
What is the purpose of the project?
What is the research question?
What types of analyses will you perform?
What type of spatial data do you need to achieve your goals? .
Where will your results be presented? (Journal papers?, Powerpoint?, Books, Posters? Website?)
Where will the data be archived long-term. (On an external hardrive? on-line data-archiving service (AHDS)? University server? Other user/Organisation)
“I learnt the hard way, like many others, an errant space in a filename can lead to hours of work being undone. Instead of damaging university property, I quietly left the room to find a corner to scream in.”
“I loathe this program... I want to murder whoever designed it... especially the bright spark who thought that making Arc 9.2 incompatible with previous versions was a good idea”