MONTH

DAY

LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC

ASSIGNED READING

 

28

Introduction/Course Expectations/Overview
Exercise 1:
Creating Slope, Aspect, Hillshade, and Shaded Relief maps in Columbia, California

 

September 4

Holiday

 

 

11

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

 

 

18

Raster vs. Vector Data Structures and Types; Raster - Vector Data Conversion
Exercise 2: Georeferencing Images (continued) in the Stanislaus National Forest

 

 

25

Topographic Analysis Using Elevation Data
Exercise 3: Distance, Direction, and Allocation Surfaces - Air Ambulances in San Diego, California

 

October

2

Crime Analysis Using Interpolation MethodsE
Exercise 4: Density and Crime Mapping in Salinas, California

 

 

9

Exploring Different Interpolation Methods Spline, Natural Neighbor, IDW, and Kriging
Exercise 5: Different Interpolation Methods Near Shivwits Plateau, Mohave County, AZ

 

 

16

Suitability Analysis and Site Selection
Exercise 6: IDW and Snow Depth Modeling Near Lake Tahoe

 

 

23

Aerial Photos and Satellite Images as Maps; Ortho-rectification; Remote Sensing
Exercise 7:
Viewshed/Visibility Analysis for Cell Towers along Highway 108 in the Stanislaus National Forest

 

30

Exam

 

 November

6

Project Work

 

 

13

Project Work

 

  20

Project Work

 
  27

Project Work

 
  4

Project Work

 

 December

11

Project Presentations

6:00-9:05 pm