Video Tutorial 3.2

Nicolas MalloyAuthor: Nicolas R. Malloy


Explore and Customize Map Projections in ArcMap

Instructions


In this tutorial, you will download data from the CANVAS Module 3: 3.1Overview page and use it to explore common map projections. You should read about each map projection presented in this activity using the Esri Help Documentation. Afterwards, you will learn how to customize a map projection for a specific area by changing the contact point/line(s) between the developable surface and the generating globe..

Learning Outcomes


  • Students who successfully complete this tutorial should be able to:
  • Identify Common Map Projections
  • Demonstrate how to change the spatial reference system of a dataframe in ArcMap
  • Customize a map projection for a specific area to minimize distortion

Please note: There will be some quiz questions based on the information you read about the projections in this lesson. You should take notes on each one listed.


Tutorial 3.2: Explore and Customize Map Projections in ArcMap
Part 1: Exploring Map Projections


Tutorial 3.2: Explore and Customize Map Projections in ArcMap
Part 2: Customizing Map Projections in ArcMap


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