Updated: January 23, 2006

GEOG 4666/8666: Geographic Information Systems II

 Dr. Michael P. Peterson

 TA: Eva Grund

1) e-mail:
2) AOL Instant messenger screen name: GeographyProf (download Instant Messgenger from http://www.aim.com)
3) Office phone: 554-4805 (You can also leave a message with the secretary at 554-2662.)
4) Feel free to call me at home. Home phone: 553-5234 (before 10 pm)
5) Office: MW 2:30-4; 6:20-8:20

Hours in DSC 296
Mon 2.15-4.30 and 6.20-7.30
Tue 1.00-5.30
Wed 3.5-4.30
Thu 1.30-5.00
Fri 1.45-3.30
or by appointment

effa.grund@web.de

cell: (402) 319-2309

Resources:

Syllabus

 

 

 

Course Outline:

Week

Seminar 1 (M 1-2:15; DSC 298)

Seminar 2 (W 1-2:15; DSC 298)

Lab (DSC 296)

1

Jan. 9

Introduction

Discussion on course content

Linux Overview

2

Jan. 16

MLK Day

Course Outline |

Set-up PC.

Install Debian Linux on server.

3

Jan.23

Linux Overview

Readings: An Introduction to Linux

Questions: What is GNU? Explain the Linux file system. What are the main directories? Explain permissions. Superuser.

Questions

Modelling - Zeller

 

 

Set-up Apache

4

Jan. 31

Introduction to GIS Modelling
DeMers 1-9

 

The nature of raster data
DeMers 10-34

 

php

5

Feb. 7

The nature of raster data
DeMers 10-34

php

php

 

6

Feb. 14

Map Algebra
DeMers 35-57


Spatial Analyst

  1. School siting Lab
  2. NewSchool.zip
  3. Using Spatial Analyst

Spatial Analyst
Road siting Lab | Questions to Answer

Geostatistical Analyst - lab

Questions to answer

7

Feb. 21

Readings on Geostatistical Analysis

Functional Operations
DeMers 58-68

Mapserver
MapServer Home Page
MapLab Tutorial

MapLab zip folder

8

Feb. 28

Directions in GIS

GIS Final Project idea - 10 min presentation in PowerPoint

Mapserver

9

Mar. 7

Map Algebra
DeMers 35-57

 

Mapserver

Geoclip

  1. GeoClip US States
  2. GeoClip dll converter
  3. GeoClip US Counties
  4. Upload files and add link to Webfolder or Debian server
  Spring Break Spring Break  

10

Mar. 21

Map Algebra
DeMers 35-57

Functional Operations
DeMers 58-68

Mapresso

  1. Mapresso Zurich w/ cartograms -
  2. Mapresso US
  3. shp2psc
  4. US Census

 

11

Mar. 28

Functional Operations
DeMers 58-68

Readings-Clarke Applications-Handout

Group designations

Present outline of paper.

Bring along 10 copies of paper outline for class discussion.

How to plot the poster - Eva

 

12

April 4

Functional Operations
DeMers 68-79

GIS Analysis - Team competition

ArcScan

ArcScan Instructions

ArcScan zip

13

April 11

GIS Overview - from Goodchild

 

Functional Operations
DeMers 79-93

Final project due in Word

 

14

April 18

Poster evaluation
Posters will be displayed in 296 and evaluated by classmates.

Tour

Tour

15

April 25

PowerPoint Presentations

PowerPoint Presentations

 

PowerPoint Presentations

Finals
Week

Final Poster and Paper Due

Final Exam DSC 298
Wednesday May 3, 1-3 PM