Module 7

Card Set Information

Author:
meme99
ID:
144680
Filename:
Module 7
Updated:
2012-03-29 20:46:46
Tags:
USU1350
Folders:

Description:
Geography matters.
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user meme99 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. fact: GIS is a collection of computer hardware, software, and geographic data for capturing, managing, analizing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information
    True
  2. T/F Personnell are also part of the system
    True
  3. T/F GPS is the same as GIS
    FALSE
  4. T/F: GPS is used to collect data in field
    True
  5. T/F GIS is used to analyze, manage and display data
    True
  6. Over ___ % of all data have a spatial component
    80 %
  7. Spacial data example
    west nile virus, How does McDonald's figure out where to put a new restaurant.
  8. T/F The scale of data can only be local
    FALSE, it can be local to global
  9. T/F Presentation can be words, charts, tables, graphs, and maps in GIS
    True
  10. Fact: Data are managed with a data base with rows and columns of data
    true
  11. T/F: Information is linked to a geographic location- mathematical location
    True
  12. Five ways to utilize a GIS
    M
    V
    M
    A
    D
    • Manage data
    • visualize data
    • manipulate data
    • analyze data
    • display data
  13. T/F Databases can only be simple
    FALSE_ they can be complex
  14. Name two types of Data for GIS
    • Rasta Data
    • Vector Data
  15. Raster Data or Vector Data includes:
    Grid of pixels
    each pixel has a value
    often maps, satellite images, aerial photos
    Raster Data
  16. Raster Data or Vector Data includes:
    points
    lines
    areas/polygons
    attribues possible
    • Vector Data features: points, lines, and areas
    • ie: fire hydrants, roads, interstate 80
  17. T/F: Data are managed in Layers
    True
  18. D: census tracts:
    # of people
  19. Fact: Data can be combined
    legal
    environmental
    public safety
    transportation
    weather business
    public hearth
    true
  20. Which one of these is not a source of data for GIS:
    Databases
    digitized and scanned maps
    word of mouth
    GPS data capture
    field sampling
    remote sensing
    word of mouth
  21. d: remote sensing
    ariel photos
  22. T/F: GIS analysis allows us to ask questions
    True- example locations for elk in March
  23. Can databases be linked?
    yes
  24. Fact: Uses for GIS
    emergency services
    environmental management
    business
    industry
    government
    education
    yes

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview