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Associated Faculty

Sean MC Smith

Sponsoring Academic Department

School of Earth and Climate Sciences

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© 2022 Bea E. Van Dam

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Abstract/ Summary

This document is a quick guide to performing common geospatial tasks in ArcMap 10.x (ArcGIS Desktop) for new users. Covered are basic navigation of the ArcMap window; importing, opening, querying, editing, and exporting data; and map preparation. In many cases, there are multiple ways to accomplish different tasks; presented here are the methods the author finds easiest or most straightforward. Mouse click sequences and menu/tool layout may differ if using previous versions of ArcMap.





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