Class schedule 2020

Use the links to access the lecture and lab materials. Sign-up sheet for project presentations

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Jan 8

Introduction to course

Tutorial 1: Spatial stats using Modelbuilder
Assignment 1: Landscape Ecology and GIS (sign-up)
Jan 15

Snow Day! Classes Cancelled. Guidelines on how to submit Tutorial 1 will be given to you on Friday. You will be electronically submitting the document on Saturday, details to be provided.

Lab 1: Exploring Fragstats
Some guidelines to follow when writing a report / lab. ArcMap Etiquette. ESRI's spatial statistics blog.
Jan 22

Why is 'geography' important?

Understanding landscape metrics: patterns and processes

Lab 1 continued Marking considerations for all labs and tutorials.
Jan 29

Statistics: A review

Lab 2: Introduction to Geographically Weighted Regression.
An overview of GWR. GWR variable considerations. A simple discussion, by ESRI, on regression.
Feb 5

G479 presentations on Landscape Ecology

G479 presentations on Landscape Ecology
Assignment 2:
Health Geography and GIS (sign-up)
Feb 12

What is health geography?

Lab 2 time.
Feb 19 Midterm Break: No classes for the week
Feb 26 FME Workshop presented by Sam Walker, SAFE Software (Quizz)
Mar 4 Project discussions / The Participatory BioCitizen Lab 3: Introduction to CrimeStat
Assignment 3
: Crime analysis and GIS (sign-up)
Mar 11 G479 presentations on Health Geography
G479 presentations on Health Geography
Useful ArcGIS tools; Tobler's hiking function.
Mar 18 Is crime related to geography? Lab 3 time.
Mar 25 Use of GIS by Fire Departments. Project time.
Helpful ArcGIS tips and timesavers.
Apr 1 G479 presentations on Crime analysis G479 presentations on Crime analysis
Apr 3 Course review Project time. GIS news and local events.
Looking for a job?
Apr ? G479 Project Presentations: TBD (sign-up sheet), along with your Blog URL.