–FANR 3800 (Spring 2017)


Date Day Lecture Topic Reading Materials Lab (W/Th)
1/5/2016 Th NO CLASS
1/9/2016 M Class overview; First introduction to GIS Pages 1-27 Lab 1 – Intro to GIS and visualizing spatial data
1/11/2016 W Fundamentals of cartography (components of a map) 1-27; 183-193
1/16/2016 M NO CLASS (MLK) Lab 2 – Vector and raster data models
1/18/2016 W Spatial data models 29-68
1/23/2016 M Data sources, metadata, and map scale 297-330; 147-156 Lab quiz 1; Lab 3 – Digitizing lab I
1/25/2016 W Lab 1 and 2 review; Lecture quiz 1
1/30/2016 M Coordinate systems: geoids, ellipsoids, datums Lab 4 – Coordinate systems
2/1/2016 W Coordinate systems: map projections, coordinate transformations
2/6/2016 M Attribute queries Lab 5 – Event themes, attribute queries, spatial sepections, selection layers
2/8/2016 W Spatial selections
2/13/2016 M Lab 3, 4, and 5 review Lab quiz 2; Lab 6 – Cartographic modeling
2/15/2016 W First cartographic model
2/20/2016 M Topological overlays, part I Lab 7 – Topological overlays/vector analysis
2/22/2016 W Topological overlays, part II
2/27/2016 M Second cartographic model Lab 8 – GPS data collection @ Whitehall
3/1/2016 W Lecture quiz 2
3/6/2016 M SPRING BREAK
3/8/2016 W SPRING BREAK
3/13/2016 M Lab 6, 7 and 8 review Lab quiz 3; Lab 9 – GPS data integration
3/15/2016 W Integrating GPS into the GIS
3/20/2016 M Raster data model review Lab 10 – Raster data quesies
3/22/2016 W Raster data queries
3/27/2016 M Raster data overlays Lab 11 – Raster data overlays and
3/29/2016 W Raster data reclassification
4/3/2016 M Lecture quiz 3; Lab 10 and 11 review Lab quiz 4; Lab 12 – Digitizing lab II
4/5/2016 W Aerial photos
4/10/2016 M Vector and raster data sources Lab 13 – Georeferencing lab
4/12/2016 W Image rubber sheeting/georeferencing
4/17/2016 M Satellite remote sensing I Lab 14 – Vegetation indices
4/19/2016 W Landsat satellite imagery
4/24/2016 M Lecture quiz 4; Alternatives to ArcGIS
4/26/2016 W Sweeping overview

Dates to remember: (http://www.reg.uga.edu/academiccalendar2016-2017)
Jan 5-11: Drop/Add
Jan 16: MLK Day
Feb 27: Midterm
March 3: Last day of classes prior to spring break
March 6 – 10: SPRING BREAK
Withdrawal Deadline: March 2
Classes End: April 26
Reading Day: April 27
Final Exams: April 28 – May 1 – 4
Commencement: May 5

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