MapWarehouse - SELECT: Tips & Tricks
Step 2 in any project is deciding what data resources you need to get started.Geodata searches can be feast or famine. At times you might be overwhelmed with choices, other times you might find yourself out of luck. Before moving ahead with your project blindly, check out MapWarehouse. There, you can review all the data types available covering any area you choose, conveniently clipped to a common grid so you pay for only the data and coverage you're interested in.
This week the focus is SELECT:
How To Select?
Watch the video or follow the screen images to learn how to preview and SELECT data using MapWarehouse's common grid system, metadata groupings, item selection filter, and image and data coverage preview tools.
Data Selection Tips:
How Does Data Selection Affect The Success of Your Project?
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