[UW-GIS-L] Please help me join layers
dfinlays at u.washington.edu
Fri Sep 5 19:23:29 PDT 2003
You also might try a spatial join in ArcMap.
Pull up the help in ArcMap and type in "spatial join" in the index.
There are step-by-step directions on how to join the attributes of
features by their location.
Erin Clancy wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I just started using ArcInfo, so this is probably an easy
> I have two layers from two separate agencies; the layers cover
> roughly the same area. One layer is divided according to soil; the
> attributes include soil depth and transmissivity. The other layer is
> divided according to subbasins. Each subbasin overlaps with several
> soil polygons, and vice versa.
> I need to join the two layers spatially to figure out average
> soil depth, etc., in each subbasin. But when I try to join them, most
> of the attribute columns from the soils layer are just filled with null
> The soil attributes are stored as numeric data, and I am able to
> do a tabular join between the soil layer and a different (not the
> subbasins) .dbf.
> Erin Clancy
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