ArcGIS Explorer Desktop is a free, downloadable GIS viewer that gives you an easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information. Engine, SDE, the ESRI globe logo, GIS by ESRI, and the ArcExplorer logo are . tutorial. The tutorial guides you through some basic steps for getting data into. Learn GIS the easy way with learn2Map free GIS Tutorial and shapefile atlas.

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We have probably all done this. It is one of the main reasons I went online with mapcruzin.

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In our work we use GIS to map toxic facilities, air pollution and the like. This was all great, but it still didn’t “get it” for me. You will not pay anything additional to learn how to use the program or for any maps.

Maybe some that have never been applied before. Maps can provide answers to questions not found elsewhere and make you ask questions you never would have thought to ask.

Maps bring raw and often boring data to life. I found that very few people had a clue about TRI or what it could tell them about the risks posed by industrial facilities in their communities. We assume no liability or responsibility for errors or inaccuracies.

Layers for the entire U. We’ll get you started.

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These were the first interactive U. We created the first U. Right to Know or Left to Wonder? Search below and you may find just what you are looking for.

Click here to see a few of the projects that we have done with GIS. States Counties Highways Railroads Airports And many more We also include sample layers for an individual county full instructions are provided that show you how to obtain these layers for any county for free.


It is a great tool to use to begin learning GIS and I have based my tutorial and atlas on it. My need to do this grew out of my frustration as a researcher. Accuracy and Suitability The data, software and other items made available with this tutorial may come from a variety of U. Of course, if someone didn’t already have a GIS program and the expertise, the map layers wouldn’t do them much aarcexplorer. You will have to weigh the advantages and disadvantages to determine what is best for you.

Once it’s done you may want to list it on our Global Environmental Risk Atlas website. Once you get the tutorial and work through it, drop me a line and let me know how you are tutroial. Subscribe to RSS headline updates from: If you have a specific project in mind, I would love to hear about it.

Hazardscapes – Toxic and Nuclear Risks in your backyard. I got my start doing environmental justice research as an undergraduate at UCSC.

We’ve been online since and have created ‘s of pages. I am sure that you will have many more ideas for maps. I have provided more background below if you are interested. Some common uses for maps and GIS are to target sales and marketing areas; redraw congressional districts; find the best route between point a and point b; determine the race, ethnicity and income of folks living certain distances from a facility that pollutes the air; locate clusters of families with certain diseases. Would you like to learn what it is all about and learn how to create your own maps?

Email me and I’ll find it for you. It has, but not as much as I had hoped.

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The easy-to-follow step-by-step distance learning online tutorial is based on free resources. Most of us use maps frequently. Learn more about us and view some of our projects and services.

There are applications for maps and a need for mapmakers in nearly all fields. Learn from our experience now! Please read on to find out what the tutorial includes and what you will learn. We tutroial have to read instructions, line-by-line, and sort of imagine the geography described in the instructions and superimpose that with what we see as we progress to our destination.


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I “picked up” my GIS and data skills as I went along as I had no professional training in cartography or GIS and it was not supported in my department. Beyond this, we make no guarantee as to its suitability for any purpose.

For a brief introduction to GIS, what it is, and how arcxeplorer is used, click here and tuhorial return to this page to learn more about how you will benefit from using tutoriaal tutorial. The scorecard mapping project was based on our Santa Cruz TRI and expanded to cover the entire nation. In just a few minutes you can begin to learn how to create sophisticated maps. A key piece fell into place awhile ago.

We do promise that using this tutorial, associated programs and data may be fun, entertaining, educational and even very frustrating at times. You are more than welcome to do so.

In my work, I’ve always used Maptitude because it’s faster, cheaper and has more free data than all the rest. If you have data, GIS project or custom shapefile needs send me an email. While we try to assure the accuracy of this material, we cannot promise that it is absolutely accurate. Would you like to begin a new professional career?

In fact, the demo used to raise the funding for scorecard was a slightly modified version of our Santa Cruz TRI.

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