One of the most important aspects of using any GIS software is the availability of data. These series of mini modules look at a range of aspects outlining how data can be correctly added and managed in the ArcGIS software. Different aspects of spatial (vector and raster) and attribute data are covered.
SectionsData Conversion +
a look at the data conversion tools available in ArcCatalogMetadata +
an explanation of metadata, the differences between ISO & FGDC and editing metadataRaster Catalog +
an explanation of how to create a raster catalog to efficiently store and access multiple raster imagesXY Coordinates to Points +
how to transform coordinate pairs held as attributes in a database or table into spatial points on a mapGeoreferencing +
a look at how to georeference an image that lacks a world fileConnecting to External Databases +
an insight on how to connect ArcGIS to external databases using Windows ODBC drivers