Four Specie Habitat Suitability

Last semester, I tasked students with describing suitable habitat for four animals: wild turkey, timber rattlesnake, striped skunk, and the black bear.  Your task this week in lab is to develop a model to highlight these ‘suitable’ areas for each of the critters.  You will use the topological operators I […]

Projections Crib Notes – Lowe

  (http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/gis/manual/projections/) Things you should know about coordinate systems and ArcGIS: In ArcMap, the coordinate system consists of a projection, a datum, and a unit of measure. To make things easy for the user, ArcMap has many of them already defined in the software. Latitude/Longitude is considered an unprojected coordinate system […]