Overview

Review the basics of query and selection tools in geographic information systems (GIS), specifically using ArcGIS 10.x software. Learn about the functionality of these tools and explore the capabilities to perform data analysis with selected features using cultural resource examples. Understand the purpose of attribute and spatial queries and how to apply them to cultural resource management practices.

Agenda

  • Identify, find, and measure 
  • Map tips and hyperlinks 
  • Select by attributes 
  • Select by location 
  • Interactive selection
  • Calculating statistics
  • Create new data from a selection
  • Overview of the other modules in the ArcGIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction series


Training Curriculum

45-minute, on-demand eLearning

  • 1

    Welcome Letter

    • NPI Welcome Letter

  • 2

    Videos

    • Querying Data: Part 1

    • Querying Data: Part 2

    • Querying Data: Part 3

  • 3

    Download Course Slides

    • Querying Data (slide deck)

  • 4

    Download Video Transcript

    • Querying Data (transcript)

  • 5

    Course Evaluation

    • NPI Evaluation

Faculty

Faculty

Deidre McCarthy, GISP

Deidre McCarthy, GISP, chief, Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS) Facility, National Park Service; facilitates the use of GIS to manage the location, status, and condition of cultural resources.
Full Bio/CV

Participants

This training is suitable for

  • Archaeologists; architectural historians; planners; preservation architects and landscape architects;

  • Community leaders; contractors, consultants, and project managers; cultural and natural resource managers responsible for compliance requirements;

  • Facility managers of historic properties; national, statewide, and local preservation and land management organization members and staff

Immediate Access

Access All Six Courses

ArcGIS for Cultural Resources:
An Introduction SERIES

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