Introduction to Geographic Information Science

www.grossmont.edu

 GEOGRAPHY 104

 Spring 2014

 INSTRUCTOR:  JUDD CURRAN

 (619)644-7343

 judd.curran@gcccd.edu

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Project Presentations
Wednesday May 28th
at 7 pm

CLASS RESOURCES


Lab Exercises

Lab Exercise #1

Lab Exercise #2

Lab2Data

Lab Exercise # 3

LAB 3 DATA

Lab Exercise #4

Lab 4 DATA

Cal-Fire website link broken
as of Spring 2014
Use the following temporary link to access
the Fire Hazard Severity Zones

GPS to GIS Tutorial

GPS to GIS
Instructions

GPS to GIS Exercise



How Should I Study
for Quizzes?

QUIZ #4 STUDYGUIDE

GPS to GIS Tutorial

 

Class Website
Content

Syllabus

GRADES

FEEDBACK


ArcGIS Resource Center
 

ArcGIS 10
Tips and Shortcuts

Watch the:
History
of GIS

Video
Geospatial Revolution: History of GIS. Downloaded from Teachers' Domain. 2010 the Pennsylvania State University. All rights reserved. Materials courtesy of Pennsylvania State University.  CC Version.

2004 Presidential Election
Data Results
as seen on
CBS News on Election Night
(1st Use of GIS for this Purpose)

Commercial GIS Example:
DigitalGlobe

 

The GeoSpatial
Revolution

THIS WEEK IN INTRO. TO GIS

PROJECT PRESENTATIONS
MAY 28th at 7PM

Please be sure to submit a PDF version of your project
to your instructor before 7 PM on May 28th.  This requirement
will allow your instructor to spend time analyzing your results beyond
what is presented in your presentation to determine a final project grade.

 

 

Online GIS Data Resources
 

STARTING THE HUNT
FOR GIS DATA

Natural Earth
Data Source


San Diego
Association of Governments
SANDAG


U.S. Census Bureau
Cartographic Boundary Files


GEODATA.GOV

 

 

Web-based GIS Projects

Open Source Internet GIS

SDSU Web Based GIS of Wildfires

Utah Water Science Center
Web-based GIS

FEMA
Mapping Information Platform

 

U.S. Census Bureau
FactFinder Mapping Interface


California Digital
Conservation Atlas

 

Find a GIS Job

 

Other Useful Links

How to Calculate the Area
of a Polygon Feature in
a Shapefile

ArcGIS
Explorer Online

 

WikiMapia

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