Fall 2002
 


Syllabus

Texts:

[1] "An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, 2 ed.", Heywood, Cornelius, Carver, Prentice-Hall, 1998. ISBN 0130162388.

[2] "Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop: Basics of ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo",  Tim Ormsby, et. al., Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. ISBN 1-879102-7.
 
 
 

 Week Date Reference Assignment Homework Lab
3 October  28 GPS Quiz

1

 

Chapter 1 
What is GIS

Revision Questions p. 17

 
3  October  30 2 Chapter 1 
Introduction to 
Desktop GIS
 

 1

4 November 4 2 Chapter 1 
Introduction to 
Desktop GIS
   2
4  November 6 1 Chapter 2 
Spatial Data

Revision Questions p. 40 

 
4 November 6 2 Chapter 2 ArcView 
Functions
 

 3

5  November 11 2 Chapter 2 ArcView 
Functions
  4
5  November 13 1 Chapter 3 Spatial Data Modeling

Revision Questions p. 65 

 
5 November 13 2 Chapter 3 
Performing GIS Operations
 
5,6
6 November 18 1 Chapter 4 Attribute Data Management


Revision Questions p. 81

 
6 November 18 2 Chapter 3 
Performing 
GIS Operations
 
7
6 November 20 2 Chapter 4 Making GIS Presentations    8
7 November 25 1 Chapter 5 Data Input and Editing Revision Questions p. 101

 

8 December 2 2 Chapter 4 Making GIS Presentations and creating your own data    9,10
8  December 4 3 Laboratory 11 Engineering Applications   11
9 December 9 3 Laboratory 11 Engineering Applications   11
9 December 11 3 Laboratory 11 Engineering Applications    11

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December 16

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Laboratory 11 Handed In