SO432--GIS  Fall 2015 Syllabus

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Week Mon Tues Wed Focus Lab Deliverables
1 8/24 8/25 8/26 Introduction and overview of GIS Introduction to GIS and Mapping.
Geotagged photo emailed to instructor by 1800 Tues 8/25
Lab 1 due 0800 Tues 9/1 in course dropbox on Blackboard
2 8/31 9/1 9/2 Database design and creation Vector GIS--create a database  
3 9/7 Labor Day 9/8
(Monday lecture)
9/9 Basics of computer mapping Projections and Horizontal Datums  
4 9/14 9/15 9/16 Types of digital data Maps of your home county  
5 9/21 9/22 9/23 Vector GIS basics Vector GIS--joins and computations  
6
x-week
9/28 9/29 9/30
Exam
GIS and the internet Web services  
7 10/5 10/6 10/7 Raster GIS operations Raster GIS: zonal operations and map algebra  
8 10/12 Columbus Day 10/13 10/14 Digitizing Vector GIS--registration and digitizing  
9 10/19 10/20 10/21   Vector GIS--registration and digitizing  
10 10/26 10/27 10/28 Digital Elevation Models DEMs  Project topic sentence due 1630 Friday
11
x-week
11/2 11/3 11/4
Exam
LIDAR and Sonar point clouds Point clouds  
12 11/9 11/10 11/11
Veteran Day
  Point clouds Project database structure due 1630 Friday
13 11/16 11/17 11/18 GIS and remote sensing Satellite classification  Project data listing due 1630 Friday
14 11/23 11/24 11/25
Early class
Case study Fire base camp  
15 11/30 12/1 12/2 Case study Sensor Coverage  
16 12/7 12/8 12/9
Last class
Conclusion and Review   Final Project due 0800 Mon
12/14 12/15 12/16      
  12/21 12/22
Last Exam