Marine GIS

Marine GIS
Laboratory Skill Sheet
Section Three
Chapter 5 Symbolizing features and rasters
Changing Symbology
o Change color and symbols for map representations
o Change label features for map representations
o Change format for data frame
Symbolizing features by categorical attributes
o View multiple maps in layout view
o Symbolize multiple features with unique colors or symbols
o Work in the layer properties dialog box
o Use the symbol selector to change a features symbol
Using styles and creating layer files
o Load unique symbols and styles in the symbol selector
o Save unique layer files
Symbolizing rasters
o Add raster data to a project
o Rename rater layers
o Change color ramps and transparency for raster data
Chapter 6 Classifying features and rasters
Classifying features by standard methods
o Understand the different classification methods, including
 Natural breaks, equal interval, defined interval, quantile,
standard deviation, and manual
o When classifying data use the histogram to view the different
groupings of your data as classification methods change
Classifying features manually
o Manually change the break values in the classification dialog box
o Format data labels for map representation
Mapping density
o Map population density data using the normalization feature
o Map population density dot density
Using graduated and chart symbols
o Map graduated symbols to represent feature size
o Display data with a pie charts to represent different types of feature
o Understand the difference between the following:, pie chart, bar
chart, stacked bar chart
Chapter 7 Labeling Features
Using dynamic labels
o Understand the difference between labels and annotation
o Change the display features of labels using the Labels tab in the
Layer Properties dialog box
o Insert a text box
Setting rules for placing labels
o Understand the different ways to control label placemetn around a
feature using the Placement properties dialog box
o Change label ranking priority using the Labeling Toolbar
o Set the scale range at which labels will appear
Using interactive labels and creating annotation
o From the draw tool bar use the Label tool to insert a label
o Move labels on the map using the Select Elements Tool
o Convert labels to annotation and move annotation in the map