Notes, Resources, Data, and Activities

Textbooks:

1)
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