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FOR 557So what is Geoprocessing?
Processing or manipulating of geographic/spatial data to create a new dataset.
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Water
Sugar
Flour
MIXED
DOUGH
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Input Data
Output Data
Geoprocessing/Model building
There are literally hundreds of Geoprocessing tools available in ArcGIS!
Most of the time you will use only a few of them
Geoprocessing Menu
Environment Settings
Workspace settings
1. Functions that combine attribute data
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Overlay operations in ArcGIS
Overlay operations combine more than one layers into one.
Some of the extraction function can also be considered as overlay function
Extraction only & does not combine attribute from layers
Combine attributes from layers
Clip is the rescue!
Clip is used to cookie cut the original ROAD layer into a smaller layer
What is Clip?
Erase
Only the features outside the Erase feature are kept, everything else are erased
Dissolve
Dissolve is used to aggregate features based on specified attributes
If you don’t choose an attribute, it will dissolve all into one!
How to simplify the landuse data
DISSOLVE
What is Intersect?
Example of intersect
INTERSECT
Variable buffering using attribute
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