Lesson: An Introduction to ArcGIS - Mapping Canada (Unit 4.12)

In this exercise (Canada Mapping ArcGIS.pdf) you have the opportunity to apply some of the GIScience Theory that you learned in our lesson 'What is Geographic Information System Science' (Unit 4.1 - N.A. Ronald 2009). It also serves as an introduction to ArcGIS 9.3, our primary desktop GIS program. In addition, by working through this exercise you will be reviewing and building upon your mental map of Canada

Take your time with this exercise. Read all of the instructions carefully. Click here to download a copy of the required exercise data.

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Last Updated by N.A. Ronald 6.07.2009