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Spatial Database

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how databases and spreadsheets organize data; be sure to articulate some differences between the two methods.
  • Define schema as it pertains to relational database structure.
  • Design a simple spatial database schema.
  • Install a free/open source database solution on your local computer.
  • Deploy your schema design in your personal database installation.
  • Create one or more entries in your spatial database.

Task Discussion