Geography 85 - Applications of GeoSpatial Technology

Readings, Exercises, and Quizzes



Week 1

Unit - 1 Orientation

Get to know Canvas

Tuesday

Participation - Introduce yourself on Discussions (DB)

Start the readings & lectures

Midweek

Unit - 2

Read Lecture 2 - Introducing GIS

Thursday

GIS Terms - Assignment 1

Email those directly to me

Friday

Annotated Bibliography - Assignment 2

Post to Canvas

Week 2

Unit - 3 Lectures on Watershed Analysis

Read - Lecture 3b - Introduction to Base Maps

Tuesday

Read - Lecture 3c - Watershed Analysis - Base Map Layers

Quiz 1 - Units 1 to 3 (Assignment 3 is optional to practice for quiz)

Midweek

Lectures 4a,b,c - Putting Together a GIS...

Read - Lecture 4d - Dry Creek Thematic Layers

Thursday

Draft GIS Case Study

Be Prepared with Outline

Friday

GIS Case Study - Assignment 4

Post to Canvas

Week 3

Unit - 5 & 6 lectures

Read - Lecture 5 - Intro. to Remote Sensing

Tuesday

Remote Sensing Case - Assignment 5

Post to Canvas

Midweek

Lecture 6a & b - Intro. to Global Positioning Systems...

See Web Links on GEOG Website - GPS articles

Thursday

GPS Case Study - Assignment 6

Post to Canvas

Friday

Review all readings on Remote Sensing and GPS

Quiz 2 - Units 4 to 6