This section provides an overview of a GIS (Geographic Information System), the capabilities it offers and hands-on tutorials to perform common tasks in the ESRI ArcGIS suite.
A fictional project to assesses the adequacy of lighting in a parking lot is used throughout the site to articulate various GIS and GPS principles. The planning stage for this project is featured in the GIS Basics section while the proposed geodatabase is covered in the GDB section.
... Let's review some of the GIS basics.
Types of Resources
For unknown territory or re-visiting fundamentals
BASICS the essential facts to get the job done with just enough theory
TUTORIALS step-by-step guided directions for common software
Quick start & re-start guides
OFFICE and FIELD GUIDE for quick reference
TOOLS and tricks of the trade earned through experience
LINKS recommended paths for further exploration