GEOG 267 : Geodatabase Design

Transcript title

Geodatabase Design



Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total


Lecture hours


Lab hours


Recommended preparation

GEOG 266.


Covers fundamentals of creating, using, editing, and managing spatial and attribute data in ArcGIS. Explores data migration; data loading; topology rules; use of subtypes, attribute domains, and relationship classes. Includes creating, editing, and analyzing geometric networks.

Learning outcomes

1. Design a logical data model that represents physical, geographic information.
2. Explain the components and interoperability of geodatabase elements.
3. Implement data-driven solutions using the geodatabase.

Content outline

• Introduction to geodatabases
• Geodatabase schema
• Vector and raster data
• Behavior (domains, split/merge policies, relationship classes)
• Relationship classes
• Labels, annotation, and dimensions
• Topology rules, editing
• Toolboxes and geoprocessing
• Create and edit geodatabase topology
• Networks analysis and linear referencing

Required materials

This course will require a textbook.

Grading methods

Grades may be determined using quizzes, class exercises, labs, and exams.

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