Help Sheets, Workflows, and Lessons
The Center for Spatial Studies develops help sheets, workflows, and lessons to support instruction and research on campus. These resources are found in this category.
Logging in to ArcGIS Online with Your UofR Account If you have a University of Redlands email address, you also have an ArcGIS Online account! Simply login to ArcGIS Online using the same username and password that you do for MyRedlands, your University of Redlands email, and other UofR systems. *ArcGIS Online and other Esri tools and […]
Esri Maps for Office, part of the ArcGIS platform, is an add-in for Microsoft Office that brings mapping capabilities into Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. With Esri Maps for Office, you can easily create a geospatial view of your data by creating an interactive map that includes data from Excel and ArcGIS Online —all without […]
As a faculty member, student, or other employee at the University of Redlands, you are entitled to a vast array of GIS training classes at no charge provided by Esri (the Redlands-based company behind ArcGIS). Specifically, you may access any of the web courses in Esri’s Training Catalog. Click here to see a full list of […]
Publishing maps to ArcGIS Online as hosted feature services is a powerful way of collaborating on projects and sharing data and information over the web. The process of creating these data and services is often an iterative process that requires some trial an error to get right. This is especially true when creating services when […]
This dictionary includes terms from GIS operations such as analysis, data management, and geocomputation; from rapidly evolving uses of GIS for modeling, GIScience, and Web-based GIS; and from the GIS foundation fields of cartography, spatial statistics, and computer science.
Topographic maps are a fantastic teaching resource for educators. They can be used in a variety of ways in the science, math, geography, and history curriculum, from elementary to college level. Use the following ideas as an aid in building educational lessons or to spark your own ideas for using topographic maps in the curriculum.
Most people are familiar with the global positioning system (GPS). After all, it is a technology that has become increasingly prevalent in day-to-day life, from navigation systems in cars to tracking the movement of wildlife in research programs. The geographic information system (GIS) is less well-known, but without GIS, GPS could not possibly be used […]
The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) is a way of subdividing and describing land in the United States. Originally proposed by Thomas Jefferson, the PLSS began shortly after the Revolutionary War, when the Federal government became responsible for large areas west of the thirteen original colonies. All lands in the public domain are subject to […]