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FW 3540

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

for Natural Resource Management

Spring 2012



Instructor:

Dr. Ann L. Maclean
189 Horner Hall

Phone: 487-2030
amaclean@mtu.edu

Office Hours:
Tuesday 10:00-12:00
Wednesday 10:00-12:00

or by appointment

 

TAs:

Sara Alian

135 Forest Resources

salian@mtu.edu

 

Office Hours:

Monday 10:00-11:00
Thursday 10:00-11:00

or by appointment

 

Aaron Poznanovic

135 Forest Resources

ajpoznan@mtu.edu


Office Hours:

Wednesday 1:00-2:00PM

Thursday 1:00-2:00PM
By appointment

 

 

Information:  


Class Syllabus Updated***

Resources


Earth as Art from USGS Updated


How to access your H drive on the FRES fileserver from anywhere

 

Announcements:

        First Hour Exam

Review Sheet

Answer Sheet

        Second Hour Exam

Review Sheet

 

        Third Hour Exam

Review Sheet

 

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*** The final version of the lab7 is on the website. In case you have been having any problems with the previous lab handout you may use this final version. ***

 

FW3540:Lecture Schedule Spring 2012

Monday, Jan. 09 (Lecture 1)

GIS Introduction

Wednesday, Jan.11 (Lecture 2)

Geographic Coordinate Systems

Friday, Jan.13 (Lecture 3)

Ellipsoids, Spheroids and Datums Updated

Wednesday, Jan.18 (Lecture 4)

Data Formats, Working with Coordinate Systems

Friday, Jan. 20 (Lecture 5)

Dereferencing and Working with Coordinate Systems

Monday, Jan. 23 (Lecture 6)

Digital Line Graphs and Geodatabases

Wednesday, Jan.25 (Lecture 7)

Geodatabases

Friday, Jan. 27 (Lecture 8)

Attribute Data Input and Management Updated

Monday, Jan. 30 (Lecture 9)

Raster Data Models/Digital Elevation Models

Wednesday, Feb.01 (Lecture 10)

Derived DEM Thematic Layers and Imagery

Friday, Feb. 03 (Lecture 11)

Using DEMs and Imagery to Enhance Display

Monday, Feb. 06 (Lecture 12)

GIS Analysis Functionality

Wednesday, Feb.08 (Lecture 13)

GIS Analysis Functionality

Friday, Feb. 17 (Lecture 14)

GIS Analysis Functions Updated

Monday, Feb. 20 (Lecture 15)

More Vector Based Analysis Functions

Wednesday, Feb.22 (Lecture 16)

Raster Based Analysis

Friday, Feb. 24 (Lecture 17)

Classification of GIS Models

Monday, Feb. 27 (Lecture 18)

Cartographically Correct Maps

Wednesday, Feb.29 (Lecture 19)

Cartographically Correct Maps (cont.)

Monday, Mar. 12 (Lecture 20)

Land Use/Cover and Map Legends

Wednesday, Mar. 14 (Lecture 21)

Watershed Delineation and Flow Modeling

Friday, Mar. 16 (Lecture 22)

Watershed Delineation and Flow Modeling

Monday, Mar. 26 (Lecture 24)

Raster Based Analysis, Introduction to Data Editing

Wednesday, Apr. 11 (Lecture 25)

Utilizing Advanced GIS Analysis to Map the Extent,

Pattern and Frequency of Historical Fires in Northern

Lower Michigan Updated

Friday, Apr. 13 (Lecture 26)

Modeling in 3D with GIS Updated

Monday, Apr. 16 ( Lab practical review)

Critical Points for Lab Practical

 

Text Box:  FW3540:Lab Schedule Spring 2012

Week 1, 9-13 Jan.

Introduction to ArcGIS, ArcCatalog, and displaying Spatial Data

Week 2, 16-20 Jan

Coordinate Systems, Defining Projections, Projecting Data between Coordinate Systems

Week 3, 30 Jan- 03 Feb

Working with Digital Line Graph (DLG) Data

Week 4, 13 - 17 Feb

Assemble Data for Trails Assessment

Week 5, 20 - 24 Feb

Trail Difficulty Ratings

Week 6, 27 Feb 02 Mar

Where Do the Beaver Want to Live (1)?

Week 7, 12 16 Mar

Where Do the Beaver Want to Live (2)? Updated

Week 8, 19 23 Mar

Watershed Analysis

Week 9, 2630 Mar

Creating a New Feature Class with On Screen Digitizing

GIS Analysis Problem

Week10, 2- 6 Apr

Dry run Lab Practical

 

Independent Homework Assignment Due in lecture on April 11th

Week11, 9- 13 Apr

Identifying Beaver Habitat Based in the Habitat Suitability Index (HSI) Updated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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