GIS_Exercise_1: Getting started with a GIS

Opened: Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:00 AM
Due: Sunday, 15 September 2019, 6:00 PM


Combine different queries to find the residential buildings that are far away (more than 800 meters) from the main roads (same classification as before). Show the results (a map, or text)

This kind of task could be used when finding places away from noise and pollution caused by traffic. What are the problems with this simple selection approach concerning this scenario?


Model the classroom for a GIS: Identify the spatial data that you need in modelling the classroom. What kind of information do you need? Describe data types, attributes etc. What kind of simplifications / generalizations are needed? (only text needed for this task)

(include and attach all the files in a zipped folder)