FORS 7690 – Fall 2018


Tentative Schedule

Date Week Lecture Lab
Introductory GIS Concepts
8/13/2018 1 Course introduction; Data v. Information; Data Visualization; ArcGIS Online (AGOL) Soft introduction to ArcGIS and AGOL
8/20/2018 2 Geographic concepts (location, direction, distance, space, navigation, north & magnetic north); GIS file types and data models QPublic Lab
8/27/2018 3 Coordinate systems in ArcGIS Mapping existing data (NRCS Geospatial Data Gateway)
9/3/2018 4 No class Monday; Coordinate systems & projections continued; GIS file storage options (shapefiles, file geodatabases) Digitizing lab
Data Acquisition, Creation & Data Management Techniques
9/10/2018 5 Digitizing and data creation Due-diligence mapping
9/17/2018 6 Georeferencing scanned maps Rubbersheeting/Georeferencing lab
9/24/2018 7 Web data scraping; GPS data collection Warnell Greenspace GPS data collection & mapping
10/1/2018 8 FIA Evalidator & Census Queries; formatting tabular data for the GIS FIA/Census data mapping lab
Data Processing & Mapping
10/8/2018 9 Attribute & spatial queries Attribute and spatial query lab
10/15/2018 10 Overlay analysis Mill location/woodbasket lab
10/22/2018 11 Spatial modeling & data driven pages No Class on Friday – Fall Break (10/26)
10/29/2018 12 Topological Overlays/Model Builder Walton County Property Updates (Topological Overlays)
Yet-to-be-determined
11/5/2018 13 Data summarizing & generalization/reducing data
11/12/2018 14 Data summarizing & generalization/reducing dataScraping data from the web/Satellite imagery
NO CLASS – THANKSGIVING BREAK – NOVEMBER 21 – NOVEMBER 25
11/26/2018 15 UAV data processing
12/3/2018 16 UAV data processing
12/5/2018 Sweeping Overview (Also last day of class; Friday schedule on Tuesday)
12/5/2018 READING DAY

10/05/18: Part I of How-To notebook due at midnight
11/30/18: Part II of How-To notebook due at midnight
12/03/18: Take-home final exam due
12/10/18:  Lab Exam (during scheduled final exam) – 12:00 – 3:00 PM

 

https://reg.uga.edu/general-information/calendars/2018-2019/

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