MONTH DAY LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC
August 26 Introduction/Course Expectations/Overview
Exercise 1: Creating Slope, Aspect, Hillshade, and Shaded Relief maps in Columbia, California
September 2

Holiday

  9

Map Coordinate Systems; Map Projections; Map and Image Registration
Exercise 2: Georeferencing Images in the Stanislaus National Forest

  16

Raster vs. Vector Data Structures and Types; LiDAR; Terrain Analysis and 3D Raster Data
Exercise 3:
LiDAR to DEM in the "Columbia Zone"; 3D Analyst and ArcScene

  23

Topographic Analysis Using Elevation Data
Exercise 4: Distance, Direction, and Allocation Surfaces - Air Ambulances in San Diego, California

  30 Crime Analysis Using Interpolation Methods
Exercise 5: Density and Crime Mapping in Salinas, California
October 7

Exploring Different Interpolation Methods Spline, Natural Neighbor, IDW, and Kriging
Exercise 6: Different Interpolation Methods Near Shivwits Plateau, Mohave County, AZ

  14

Suitability Analysis and Site Selection
Exercise 7: IDW and Snow Depth Modeling Near Lake Tahoe

  21

Aerial Photos and Satellite Images as Maps; Ortho-rectification; Remote Sensing
Exercise 8: Viewshed/Visibility Analysis for Cell Towers along Highway 108 in the Stanislaus National Forest

  28

Remote Sensing
Exercise 9: Working with Multiband Imagery

November 4 Exam
  11

Project Work

  18 Project Work
  25 Project Work
December 2 Project Work
  9 Project Presentations

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