Things to go over
- Midterm location: Faculty lounge next week!
- An overview of the different “skills” for your mid-term
- New skill: Create your own shapefile (covered in a special lab today)
- How to add aerials and other base layers… and what you can and cannot do for your projects:
- you CAN use aerials for your maps
- you CANNOT use any base maps that have pre-baked labeling
- Layout tips – Layouts
- Creating your own shapefile
Data Source of the week
- NEW! Crime data for Los Angeles: http://www.crimemapping.com/
- copy and paste to google spreadsheets
- download as excel file
- import to arcmap
- Race and Ethnicity Data 2010
- Building Models in ArcMap (web help)
- example: What if you wanted to automate a dissolved, quarter mile buffer around given shapefiles?
- yoh’s sample crime data (crimesample – zip)
In-Class Lab Assignment
No Tutorial Assignments Due This Week!