In Vector Part II, students completed the following objectives to create a final output the following students executed superbly.
- Create a simple buffer around road features
- Create a variable distance buffer around water features
- Run the buffer tool using ArcPython
- Run the overlay tool to combine or exclude multiple features
- Distinguish and convert between multipart and singlepart layers
- Find potential sites for a new campground
What we like: Map layout - gray background makes information "pop."
More: See Alison's blog
Allen is currently finishing up a double bachelors degree in Maritime Studies and Environmental Science. Allen has an intense background in mapping, terrain modeling, and navigation he learned and used in the U.S. Army. "I've used everything from dirt, sticks, string, hand grenade pins, bullets, parachute canvas, food, and even spit to create terrain models and field expedient maps in order to survive." Allen plans on gaining a good working knowledge with ArcGIS in hopes to one day changing careers to one involving the use of GIS.
What we like: Clean and easy to interpret map. Good color choices. Notes section including relevant art.
Vector 2 blog post
What we like: What a fun map! Good choice of colors, nice layout and road labels are a bonus.
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What we like: Nice map layout, colors are easy on the eye with the main focus of campsites made obvious with a strong color, inclusion of conservation sites a bonus.
More: See Karen's blog.
What we like: Clean map design, layout and color choices (something Katherine executes well with all of her maps). Shadow effect on legend, data frame and notes section.
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What we like: Colors, hill shading, simple map layout and road labels are a bonus.
More: See Ross' blog.