Schedule for FOR357/557, PRACTICAL VECTOR GIS
Fall 2006
Being UPDATED now so NOT FINISHED for '06

REMEMBER--ALL MODULE EXAMS & EXERCISES ARE DUE 1 WEEK AFTER ASSIGNMENT

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PP = Topic Power Point

PVGIS

Learning
AGIS 9

Quiz
Lab Exercise # Exercises are usually due in 1wee unless other wise noted!
Notes, Power Points
1
8/30
  1. Intro to GIS PP
  2. Intro to the Course PP x
  3. (updated 8/30/05) You may want to print this one
    (Long Class, at least 1.5 h
PV
1&2

ArcGIS9

Module 1
Quiz due 9/6

Q1
(email)

#1,Take Home Lab updated 8/30/05-due 9/6 (Word doc) (Adobe pdf)
Image of map on page 2 of PVGIS
(Word) (Adobe)
NO ORGANIZED LAB THIS WEEK

When printing power points for taking notes in class it is best and fastest to print them
as pure black and white.

The ESRI on-line course holds your hand and it is hard to mess up.

2
9/6
Overview of Module 1 of Learning ArcGIS (PP) x Updated 9/6/05 8:15.
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Finish
module 1if needed

LABS WILL BE HELD
Quiz is on terminology

#1a Explore Turin(word)(Adobe)
Turin Data (exe)(zip) DUE

.NOTE1
3
9/13

Map Symbols -PP x
Dr. Brewer's ColorBrewer

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Module 2
Symbology

Q1
Ans (wd)
Ans (pdf)

Ex#2, (word) (adobe) (minor updates 5/14)
Data as Exe file (download @ dbl click)

BOTH DUE 9/20
4
9/20
Projections, Datums - PP x
PV 3

Module 3
Reference
Due 9/27

NO
quiZ
#3a, Working with Projections, Datums, Transformations(word3a) (Adobe3a) updated 9/21/05 Data: Ex3_04.exe
Due 9/27
 
5
9/27
Projections, datums, Metadata & downloading PP x
PV5

down-loading
Pseudo Mod PM3
(word)(adobe)
Due10/4

#3a, Projections & datums

OnondagaRoads

Hours Spent on this execise

6
10/4
Data Management PP x
PV 2
Module 4 Organizing
Due 10/11

#4. Setting up project Database
(word) (Adobe)

Database for Ex4
7
10/11
Mapping (PP) x (copy w/o maps) x
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Module 8
Map Design
Due 10/25

#8. Mapping (Word)(Adobe) Due 10/25

 
8
10/18
No Lecture NYS GIS Conference
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Module 5
Editing
Due 10/25
-NYS GIS CONFERENCE 18 & 19
9
10/25
Editing 1 PP x
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DATA
Q2

#5. Heads up digitizing,
(Word)(Adobe) Due 11/1


 

10
11/1
Analysis I PP x
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Module 6
Analysis 1

Due 11/10
Q3

#6 Analysis 1 Due 11/10
(Word) (Adobe) ( data)
Word file now correct


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11
11/8
Anallysis II, Grid processing, + tricks PP x  
Review Mod 6
  No Exercise assigned this week. Final project selection due 11/15 via email. Final project can be one of the projects linked to the details (syllabus) page or one of your own choosing IF you clear it with me.  
12
11/15
Analysis IIIPP x
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Module 7
Geo -processing
Due 11/22

#7 Problem solving (undergrads do any 2. Grads do all three ) If undergrads do all 3 then the lowest grade is dropped.

7a(Word)(Adobe)
7b(Word)(Adobe)
(data)
7c(Word)(Adobe)
(Martinsburg data ) due 11/29 

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12
11/22

Wildlife Lecture by Stacey McNulty of the AEC.'

Analysis Questions

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Q4


Final Project Selection due

Grad presentations on date of final exam. Final copies due 12/17
Undergrad Written work on Final Projects Due 12/17

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The final project presentation session (12/13) is REQUIRED and those not attending will lose 10% of their grade!

TUES 12/13 5 to 7 pm (and maybe a little later) 139 BAKER. THIS IS THE CURRENT TIME OF THE FINAL EXAM and the time
when we will have the grad presentations if another time cannot be agreed upon
13
11/29
Working with GPS , x data GPS2 x
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Q4 makeup

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14
12/6
Applications
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15
12/13
Final projects presented Tuesday 5-5 - 7 pm in 139 Baker
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All materials due the last day of exams
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NOTES

PVG = Reading Assignment in Practical Vector GIS by Herrington, Badruddin, and Greenfield , Reader # TBA at Campus Copy Center in Marshall Mall
Suggested - Using ArcGIS for
Version 9, ESRI Press or Amazon)
Module = ESRI ON-LINE COURSE -- Learning ArcGis 9, Check your
esf assigned SU e-mail address (unless you are a CE student in which case I will use the address you gave Outreach) for password for this course! Date Due is the date the that the module exam must be submitted.

Quiz = Date of Quizzes. They cover the past assignments cumulatively but with emphases on readings assigned for the lecture and exercises due on that date. Lab Exercises - These are exercises assigned on that dayAV3 = ArcView 3.3
AV8 = ArcView 9,0

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