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Lining Up Data in ArcGIS(r): A Guide to Map Projectionsis an easy-to-navigate, troubleshooting reference for any GIS user with the common problem of data misalignment. Completely updated with full-color maps and diagrams from ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 but still compatible with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 and higher, this book presents practical techniques for identifying data projections and creating custom projections to align data. Formatted for practical use, each chapter can stand alone to address specific issues related to working with coordinate systems. With an added chapter on vertical coordinate systems, plus a newly available data download, the third edition of Lining Up Data will benefit new and experienced users alike.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Identifying coordinate systems for data using ArcMap
Chapter 2 Identifying the correct geographic coordinate system
Chapter 3 Identifying the projected coordinate system
Chapter 4 Applying nonstandard units—when standard coordinate systems don’t work
Chapter 5 Aligning CAD data—modifying a standard coordinate system
Chapter 6 Aligning rotated CAD data
Chapter 7 Analyzing geographic (datum) transformations and why we need them
Chapter 8 Applying geographic transformations
Chapter 9 Working with vertical coordinate systems
Chapter 10 What map projection should I use for my project?
Chapter 11 Defining projections and their parameters; adding x,y data; analyzing the shape of buffers
Appendix A Knowledge articles
Appendix B Online resources