Q262. Explain the difference between equal interval, quantile, natural break, and standard deviation as classification methods If your data looked like this, and you have 5 class intervals, what would they be if you used each method?
Q263. Explain/illustrate the idea of 1+1=3.
Q264. What is a datum?
Q265. Identify graphical elements of a map: border, legend, scalebar, north arrow, author, date, projection, coordinates, data source, data date, title, body of map
Q266. What is interpolation and how do heat maps work?
Q267. What is a csvt file and why is it useful?
Q268. Projections: explain the terms cylindrical, conical, azimuthal, conformal, equal-area in conjunction with map projections and coordinate systems
Q269. Explain longitude, latitude, parallels, meridians
Q270. Describe and give examples of different types of maps: topographic, thematic, schematic, choropleth, isopleth, political, mental, Digital Elevation Model (DEM), political, physical, topographic, cadastral, climate, road, nautical charts, bathymetric chart, aeronautical chart
Q271. With reference to cartography, explain what we mean by scale, resolution, simplification/abstraction, representation, point, line, area, volume
Q272. Explain/illustrate what these geoprocessing operations do: clip, intersection, union, difference, buffer, convex hull, symmetric difference.
Q273. What kind of map is this:
Q274. Fill in the names of the "districts" in Oakland.
Q275. What do the four digit numbers on this map of the Laurel District most likely represent?
Q276. Go to OpenStreetMap.org and edit a building structure in the neighborhood around Mills.
Q277. Explain these acronyms: CSV, UTM, JPEG
Q278. Explain these acronyms: PNG, TIF, geoTIF
Q279. Explain these acronyms: SQL, WMS, WGS84
Q280. Explain these acronyms: NAD83, NAD27, OSGB
Q281. Explain these acronyms: AAG, ABAG, BART
Q282. Explain these acronyms: USGS, NOAA, NASA
Q282. Explain these acronyms: BG, CT, XML, CRAP
Q284. What are "map tiles"? Where do we encounter them? How do they work?
Q285. Name a few suppliers of map tiles.
Q286. When using Leaflet to create a webmap, we use code like this:
Q287. Download this zip file, open the QGIS workspace inside, produce a map that looks like this:
and post it to a wiki page.
Q288. How would you estimate the number of people who live within 500 meters of MacArthur Blvd in Oakland?
Q289. What map is this and what is it "famous" for?
Q290. What kind of map is this and what is it used for?
Q291. What do we call this kind of map?
Q292. Name these California counties.
Q293. Identify the counties in the greater Bay Area.
Q294. Identify the counties in this band across northern California
Q295. Locate these prominent California geographic features:
Q314. Show how to set snapping options to make vertex matching while drawing polygons by hand easier.
Q315. Identify and describe. What does it show? Who made it? When was it made?
Q316. What is Tissot's Indicatrix and what is it used for?
Q317. Match the name with the projection.
|South Polar Azimuthal | Mercator | Albers Equal Area Conic | Mollweide | Lambert Conformal Conic | North Polar Azimuthal|
Q318. What does the indicatrix on this Fuller projection or "Dymaxion" map tell you about this projection (which projects the globe onto an icosohedron and then unfolds the solid figure)?
Q319. What does the indicatrix tell us about the Mollweide projection? Specifically, what do the red and black "12 o'clock" and "3 o'clock" lines mean?
Q320. Explain this diagram: