If you have a field containing address information, you can set up a simple function in Google Sheets to be able to populate a separate column with ZIP code data.
Find resources to web sites about Python scripting to use in GIS. Learn how to use Python to expand your geographic information system. Esri uses Python as its scripting language for ArcGIS and the language can be found in many open source GIS applications. Also see: Learning Programming for GIS for general […]
Every June, my local paper is filled with the local private school announcements containing lists and lists and lists of where students have been accepted to. With all the private schools competing with each other to showcase college acceptances for that year, creating a map showing the locations of colleges […]
Geocoding is a way of georeferencing data by using a GIS data layer that has locational information. For example, a geographic dataset showing street information which includes the street name and the beginning and ending address tied to each street segment could be used to geocode a database with addresses. […]
Geocoding a dataset to produce a georeferenced layer requires access to a basemap to which the location data is tied. For example, if you have a list of addresses, you will need a street file with address ranges or a parcel database with addresses in order to geolocate that list. […]