ArcGIS Explorer Desktop is a free, downloadable GIS viewer that gives you an easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information. Engine, SDE, the ESRI globe logo, GIS by ESRI, and the ArcExplorer logo are . tutorial. The tutorial guides you through some basic steps for getting data into. Learn GIS the easy way with learn2Map free GIS Tutorial and shapefile atlas.

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I found that very few people had a clue about TRI or what it could tell them about the risks posed by industrial facilities in their communities. Once you get the tutorial and work through it, drop me a line and let me know how you are doing.

Maybe some that have never been applied before. We’ll get you started. Since then I have done more research and more mapping for on- and offline projects. They can show us relationships that we could never see by pouring through pages of data. No previous GIS or mapping experience is required! Maps bring raw and often boring data to life. I began by offering free map layers. It has, but not as much as I had hoped. It is a great tool to use to begin learning GIS and I have based my tutorial and atlas on it.

Search below and you may find just what you are looking for. We do promise that using this tutorial, associated programs and data may be fun, entertaining, educational and even very frustrating at times.

Please understand that you use this tutorial, map layers and data at your own risk. It is one of the main reasons I went online with mapcruzin. Once it’s done you may want to list it on our Global Environmental Risk Atlas website. Learn more about us and view some of our projects and services. I have provided more background below if you are interested. Showing folks maps of toxic facilities on the web was one thing, helping them learn how to do it themselves was something else.


Learn from our experience now! I am sure that you will have many more ideas for maps. Without simple street maps this relatively easy task would be much more difficult.

You are more than welcome to do so. Email me and I’ll find it for you. One “spin-off” was my being hired by Environmental Defense to do the first 2 years of the mapping interface for their Chemical Scorecard. For a brief introduction to GIS, what it is, and how it is used, click here and then return to this page to learn more about tuyorial you will benefit from using this tutorial.

The easy-to-follow step-by-step distance learning online tutorial is based on free resources. Click here to see a few of the projects that we have done with GIS. Arcexplkrer our work we use GIS to map toxic facilities, air pollution and the like.

This was all great, but it still didn’t “get it” for me. We have probably tuforial done this. In just a few minutes you can begin to learn how to create sophisticated maps. Accuracy and Suitability The data, software and other items made available with this tutorial may come from a variety of U.

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Post them at the MapCruzin Blog. My need to do this grew out of my frustration arcexporer a researcher. Hazardscapes – Toxic and Nuclear Risks in your backyard. I got my start doing environmental justice research as an undergraduate at UCSC. Maps can provide answers to questions not found elsewhere and make you ask questions you never would have thought to ask.


Of course, if someone didn’t already have a GIS program and the expertise, the map layers wouldn’t do them much good.

We assume no liability or responsibility for errors or inaccuracies. It really is a limitless field and there is yet so much to do.

Free GIS tutorial and shapefile atlas using arcexplorer

We tutorila use them to figure out how to get from here to there. Outreach, at the time at least, really “sucked. Would you like to begin a new professional career? Please read on to find out what the tutorial includes and what you will learn.

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We’ve been online since and have created ‘s of pages. Beyond this, we make no guarantee as to its suitability for any purpose. I “picked up” my GIS and data skills as I went along as I had no professional training in cartography or GIS and it was not supported in my department. In my work, I’ve always used Maptitude because it’s faster, cheaper and has more free data than all the rest.

While we try to assure the accuracy of this material, we cannot promise that it is absolutely accurate. In fact, the demo used to raise the funding for scorecard was a slightly modified version of our Santa Cruz TRI.

There is nothing to purchase. Subscribe to RSS headline updates from: We created the first U. Folks could zoom in, pan around and click on facilities and get information about current and past Toxic Release Inventory TRI releases and transfers. Others include environmental planning, traffic analysis and much more.