Notes, Resources, Data, and Activities


GIS Commons: A Free, Opensource, Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems: GIS Commons

PowerPoint and PDF Background Resources:
1) Raster Help Files*

2) Introduction to Raster GIS
3) Interpolation

*These are from the ArcGIS Helpdesk; they are zipped (~20+MB).

File and Data Management:
Examples of a File/Folder Structure in GIS (to organize project data):
Standard Directory Structure for Projects* (MS Word)
GIS File Management and Naming Convention Guidelines

*These guidelines are from Dave Pastizzo, former GIS Coordinator for Calaveras County, now at Vestra Consulting.
**These guidlines are from Jonathan Rodriguez, GIS Specialist for Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue (SAR)

Exam Format Examples:
Exam Examples

Project Proposals:
Proposal Example 1

Proposal Example 2
Workflow Template

GIS/Geospatial Video:
Geospatial Revolution Project