Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 - 9:20
Lab: Thursday 9:30-12:15
DH218 / DH210
The activities developed for this course were made possible by
NSF Award to Facilitate Geoscience Education [#EAR-0085620] entitled "Web-Based Investigations in the Geosciences" 2001.
San Jose State University Junior Faculty Development Grant, 2002.
Office: DH 307
Home Page: http://geosun.sjsu.edu/~pmessina
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 AM, Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30 PM and by appointment
Course Home Page: http://geosun.sjsu.edu/paula/137/
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Any changes to this schedule will be announced in class, and posted
on the class website.
|Tuesday||Thursday (Lecture)||Thursday (Lab)|
|1/24/02: Review of the green sheet; What is a GIS?
||Introduction to using the Geology Department Computer Lab (DH210). Click here for your first assignment, which must be completed before you leave today.|
|1/29/02: History and Development of GIS
||1/31/02: Introduction to ArcView GIS
||Lab #1: ArcView GIS Tutorial.
(Note: This is a non-graded lab.)
|2/5/02: GISs Roots in Cartography: Map Projections, Coordinate Systems
||2/7/02: Representing Maps as Numbers: Introduction to Raster and Vector
||Lab #1 must have been completed before 0830 today!|
|2/12/02: Spatial Data Sources
||2/14/02: Database Management
||Lab #2, continued.|
|2/19/02: Introduction to Grid Data, Compression Schemes
||2/21/02: Introduction to ArcView Spatial Analyst
Click here for the solutions to the Morton Sequencing homework problems
|Lab #2 is due at 0830!
Lab #3: Spatial Analyst Tutorial
(Note: Lab 3 is a non-graded lab.)
|2/26/02: Introduction to Terrain Analysis
||2/28/02: Statistical Analysis of Spatial Attributes
||Lab #3 must have been completed before 0830!|
|3/5/02: Making Maps with a GIS
||3/7/02: Class meets in DH210 today (no lecture).||Lab #4, continued.|
|3/12/02: The Future of GIS
Click here to view the Midterm Exam Review Sheet
|3/15/01: Review for the Midterm Exam||Lab #4 is due at 0830!
Lab #5: 3-D Analyst Tutorial
(Note: Lab 5 is a non-graded lab.)
|3/19/02: Midterm Exam
Click here to view a previous year's midterm.
|3/21/02: Class meets in DH210 today. No lecture.||Lab #5 must be completed by 0830 today!
|4/2/02: Development of the Global Positioning System
||4/4/02: Introduction to GPS Concepts
||Lab #6, continued.|
|4/9/02: How GPS Works
||4/11/02: Differential GPS
||Lab #6 is due at 0830!|
|4/16/02: Differential GPS and Geologic Mapping
||4/18/02: GPS Practicum (8:30 - approx. 10:30)
||Final Projects (approx. 10:30 - 12:20), continued.|
|4/23/02: Field Trip Overview and Planning
Click here to see a list of what you must bring with you on our field trip!
|4/25/02: Final Projects Practicum:
We will meet in DH210 today
|Final Projects, continued.|
Required Field Trip to Eureka Basin, Death Valley National Park: Friday April 26 (8:00 AM) to Sunday, April 28 (6:00 PM)
|4/30/02: Class meets in DH210 today! GPS Data Download, Differential Correction,
||5/2/02: Class meets in DH210 today! GPS Data Download, Differential Correction,
Export Utilities (continued)
||Final Projects, continued.|
|5/7/02: Class meets in DH210 today! Final Tech-Support for Final Projects
||5/9/02: Review for Final Exam
Click here for a Final Exam Review Sheet
Final Projects are due at 0830 today!
Presentation of Final Projects
Click here to see a copy of the Part 2 answer key from the previous exam!