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Course GIS Guide: ARCH 4307/5307 - The Life of Cities: Modernism in Context  

This guide will provide the procedures necessary to download, georeference, convert to KMZ, and upload your results.
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Class: ARCH 4307/5307 - The Life of Cities: Modernism in Context

You: Highly intelligent student savvy with a broad range of software applications, but little to no experience with GIS

Your task: Georeference a local historic map and convert it to an Google Earth KML file.

Instruction: Tuesday, September 4, 2-330pm, Architecture Lab

Software We Will Use: ArcGIS 10 (Campus Locations)

Assistance: Your instructor, Dr. Kate Holliday and Joshua Been, GIS librarian (contact information on right side of screen)


Learn GIS

Mapping Presidential Results in Your Neighborhood - Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012: 3pm
Use Geographic Information Systems to explore how folks in any neighborhood in Texas voted in previous elections, as well as campaign contributions, Republican/Democrat affiliations, etc. Open to all. No GIS experience required.

Mapping Ozone in Texas: Kriging & Spatial Statistics - Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012: 3pm
Learn how Geographic Information Systems and ESDA (Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis) can help to estimate ozone levels across the state. In addition to ESDA, this workshop will cover the basics of kriging, a popular interpolation method. Open to all.

GPS in the Library Mall: Cache, if You Can! - Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012
Learn how to use GPS receivers and participate in a geocaching exercise. Total fun; not to be missed. No GPS experience necessary. Open to the public. (Part of GIS Day 2012.) Registration not required.

Come and have fun learning about geographic information systems (GIS) and the various ways our faculty and students are using the technology.

CIRP 5331 -GIS Workshop
Skills, practical experience, problem-solving methods and techniques in geographic information systems. Capstone course for GIS Certificate Program; substitutes for one Project Planning Course.

CIRP 5356 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Introduction to GIS and the application of computer graphics systems in the storage, processing, and retrieval of geographic urban and regional information; case examples and related projects and issues of system management.

GEOL4330/5320 -Understanding Geographic Information Systems
A practical introduction to GIS and methods of creating, maintaining and displaying spatial data using the ArcGIS software.
INSTRUCTOR: Christopher Scotese

GEOL4331/5321 - Analysis of Spatial Data
Analyzing spatial data using ArcGIS, Spatial Analyst, and 3D Analyst, topological surface analysis and modeling; 3D visualization and viewscapes; spatial statistics and data quality management. Prerequisite: GEOL 4330 or GEOL 5320.

GEOL4334/5324 - Geographic Data Analysis Project
Acquisition, processing and analysis of a set of spatial data selected by the student with the approval of the instructor. A written report of the results is required. Prerequisite: GEOL 5320, GEOL 5321, and GEOL 5323.
INSTRUCTOR: Christopher Scotese

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Librarian

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Joshua Been
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GIS Assistance Hours
Central Library Research Desk (2nd Floor)
Mon & Wed: 3-5pm
Sat: 10-6pm

Nedderman Hall, Rm. B03
Thurs: 1-3pm
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