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Unit 9: Spatial Data Conversion

  • Author(s): 9, CCTP
  • Dodson, Rustin
  • Editor(s): Palladino, Steve
  • et al.
Abstract

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.

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