SO432--GIS

 Fall 2015 Syllabus

(8/19/2015)

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Week Mon Tues Wed Thur (Labs) Focus Lab
1 8/24 8/25 8/26 8/27    
2 8/31 9/1 9/2 9/3    
3 9/7 Labor Day 9/8
(Monday lecture)
9/9 9/10    
4 9/14 9/15 9/16 9/17    
5 9/21 9/22 9/23 9/24    
6
x-week
9/28 9/29 9/30
Exam
10/1
YP Lab
   
7 10/5 10/6 10/7 10/8    
8 10/12 Columbus Day 10/13 10/14 10/15    
9 10/19 10/20 10/21 10/22    
10 10/26 10/27 10/28 10/29    
11
x-week
11/2 11/3 11/4
Exam
11/5
YP Lab
   
12 11/9 11/10 11/11
Veteran Day
11/12    
13 11/16 11/17 11/18 11/19    
14 11/23 11/24 11/25 11/26
Thanksgiving
   
15 11/30 12/1 12/2 12/3    
16 12/7 12/8 12/9 12/10
Last Day Classes
   
12/14 12/15 12/16 12/17    
  12/21 12/22
Last Exam
       

 

 

 

 

Week Mon Wed Thur Coverage (readings list in course text) Lab (directions in course text)
1 1/6 class Tuesday 1/8 1/9 Introduction and overview of GIS Introduction to GIS and Mapping.
Lab 1 due 1330 Thur 1/16 in course dropbox on Blackboard
2 1/13 1/15 1/16 Basics of computer mapping Projections and Horizontal Datums

 

3 1/20 Holiday 1/22 1/23 Basics of computer mapping  
4 1/27 1/29 1/30 Types of digital data Maps of your home county
5 2/3 2/5 2/6 Vector GIS basics Vector GIS--joins and computations
6 Academic Reserve 2/10 2/12 Exam 2/13 GIS and the internet Web services
7 2/17 Holiday 2/19 2/20 Raster GIS operations Raster GIS: zonal operations and map algebra
8 2/24 2/26 2/27 Digitizing Vector GIS--registration and digitizing
9 3/3 3/5 3/6 Digitizing Vector GIS--registration and digitizing
Spring Break 3/10 3/12 3/13    
10 3/17 3/19 3/20 Digital Elevation Models DEMs
11 Project topic sentence due 1630 Friday 3/24 3/26 3/27 LIDAR and Sonar point clouds Point clouds
12 Academic Reserve Project database structure due 1630 Friday 3/31 4/2 Exam 4/3 Database design and creation Vector GIS--create a database
13 Project data listing due 1630 Friday 4/7 4/9 4/10 GIS and remote sensing Satellite classification
14 4/14 4/16 4/17 Examples Fire base camp
15 4/21 4/23 4/24 Conclusion and Review Sensor Coverage
16 Project due 0800 Mon 4/28