National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 9: Spatial Data Conversion
- Author(s): 9, CCTP
- Dodson, Rustin
- Editor(s): Palladino, Steve
- et al.
This unit presents an overview of common GIS data formats, computer systems, spatial data handling software programs and scripting languages. Two step-by-step examples are given: (1) converting a text file of point locations to an Arc/Info point coverage; and (2) rounding floating-point data to integer values.