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Cape Town GIS Data

The Cape Town Municipality GIS data is available to users in the Built Environment Library. Data is of the city of Cape Town from 1998 until 2012. The data can be viewed using ArcGIS software installed on one of the three computers in the BEL Technical Library.

Students are encouraged to find and extract necessary data in the library and manipulate the data using AutoCAD software available in the department computer labs. Tutorials for identification and extraction are on the computer desktops.

There are also a number of manuals and reference materials available in the Libraries for further information such as:

Guide to finding maps at UCT

Guide to finding maps on Artstor


GIS: A Short Introduction

Nadine Shuurman
910.285 SCHU

 

GIS Basics
Stephen Wise
910.285 WISE

 

Practical GIS Analysis
David L. Verbyla
910.285 VERB

 

Encyclopedia of GIS
Shashki Shekhar
Online Access

 

Statistical Analysis of Geographic Information with ArcView GIS and ArcGIS
David W. S. Wong
DA 910.285 WONG

 

GIS for Landscape Architects
Karen C. Hanna
DA 712.30285 HANN

 

Hypothetical City Workbook: Exercises, Spreadsheets, and GIS Data to Accompany Urban Land Use Planning
Edward J. Kaiser
DA 333.770973 CHAP

Find other GIS resources in the UCT Libraries.