University of Vermont

NR 143 GIS Help
GIS Help
Need GIS Help? Try these links…
• The GIS Cookbook provides illustrated instructions for ArcGIS
• University of Arkansas has a great ArcGIS 9 “how to” tutorial at
• Check out the Harvard Graduate School of Design tutorial and tips at:
ESRI Resources
• ESRI, the mother of ArcGIS, has a great web site. Cruise around the site
• There’s lots of helpful information at ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop Help
• Check out ESRI’s Knowledge Base. Click on the Knowledge Base tab at
• There’s also ArcUser Online with lots of interesting applications and helpful tips at
• Are you new to GIS? Check out these resources!
• ArcGIS online documentation can be found at
Federal Resources
Find US Mapls and Data at
USGS Data for EDC
Availability of USGS Geospatial Data
USDA Geospatial Data Gateway
Using USGS GeoData in ArcGIS
Using USGS DEM data
Everything you wanted to know about the NRCS Soils Data Layer - Top 20 Attributes for Soils Survey Data
NAIP Imagery Information Sheet
State Resources
• For great (free) GIS data, check out the Vermont Center for Geographic Information (VCGI) at
• Looking for a state GIS clearinghouse? Look here
Using Vermont Mapping Program DEM Files
Processing and Georeferencing Old 15 Minute Topographic Maps - Jeff Nugent
UVM Resources
ArcGIS Software Docs
Sharing Data over a Network at UVM
Using the UVM FTP site to move large files
Best of ArcUser Tips and Tricks
• Sources for Historical Maps and Aerial Photography can be found here.
Creating Elevation Data from CCMPO LIDAR Data
List compiled and updated by L. Morrissey (UVM)

Last modified September 19 2008 03:11 PM

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