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I have a list of lat/lon coordinates for data points that I want to put on a map. I want to have the size and/or color of the points to change based on additional columns on the excel sheet with the coordinates (kind of like a bubble chart). Is it possible to do this in GIS? I am using arcmap 10.2.

  • If you have ArcGIS Online you can map directly from Excel using ArcGIS Maps for Office which I think will do what you're wanting – Midavalo Jul 28 '16 at 3:15
  • I am working in ArcMap 10.2 – Brian Jul 31 '16 at 22:52
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This is quintessential gis. The process depends on your available software.

Esri http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.3/map/working-with-layers/drawing-a-layer-using-categories.htm

Or

Qgis (open source) http://docs.qgis.org/2.0/en/docs/training_manual/vector_classification/classification.html

You could start either process by importing csv with your x/y values and the symbology fields.

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