2017
  • ICIMOD publication

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Training Manual on Application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Mapping and Monitoring of Glaciers: Part 2 - Glacier Database Generation using ArcGIS; ICIMOD Manual 2017/11

  • Maharjan, S. B.
  • Shrestha, F.
  • Bajracharya, S. R.
  • Summary
This manual provides an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and ArcGIS software. The ArcGIS platform and tools are explained so that they can be used for generating glacier database, analysis on glacier database and preparing glacier maps. The manual is divided into three parts – first part includes the introduction of GIS and descriptions of some of the fundamental terms used in GIS. The second part includes the hands-on exercise on ArcGIS to make you familiar on the software and the third part includes the detail exercise for generating different attribute of the glacier polygon with some analysis.

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  • Pages:
    16
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2017
  • Publisher Name:
    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • Publisher Place:
    Kathmandu, Nepal