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EESC 3750 - Geographic Information Systems: Working with Tables

EESC 3750; ANTH 3445: Introduction to GIS: Instructor: Rebecca Boger

Working with data in tables

With GIS you are working with data. You need to become comfortable with working with data in tables called spreadsheets when working with a computer program like Excel. Knowing the type of data is important in how you categorize and visualize the data in a map. These ideas will be explored more when we learn about data visualization and categorization. For now, take a look at the exercises and powerpoint presentation below to review some basic data descriptors and statistics.