GEOG 480
Exploring Imagery and Elevation Data in GIS Applications

Lesson 5 Introduction


Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • describe methods used to store and manage large image data and terrain data sets for multiple, distributed users;
  • discover, download, and import a variety of imagery and elevation datasets from federal, state, and local public domain sources;
  • discuss the strengths and limitations of web services vs. local hosting for both imagery and elevation datasets.


If you have any questions now or at any point during this week, please feel free to post them to the Lesson 5 Questions and Comments Discussion Forum in Canvas.