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Geographic Information Science and Spatial Reasoning

(GEOG 104)  (A General Education [GE]  Course)  Fall 2015

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Geographic Information Systems:

National Spatial Data Infrastructure
  1. Introduction by FGDC.(http://www.fgdc.gov/nsdi/)
  2. Promoting The National Spatial Data Infrastructure Through Partnerships: by Mapping Science Committee, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.(http://bob.nap.edu/readingroom/books/partnership/index.html)
On-line GIS trips:

Virtual Field Trip - Rocky Mtn Natl Park by USGS Rock Mountain Mapping Center.

On-line ArcView Tutorials:
  1. http://ponderosa.uamont.edu/Weih/introduction_to_arcview_tutorial.htm
  2. http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/gishyd97/class/intro/intro.htm
Data Modeling:
  1. The Reality Modelling Approach to Entity-Relationship Analysis by N.D.Roberts.  http://www.cms.dmu.ac.uk/~ndr/toolkit.htm

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Remote Sensing and GPS:

NASA Earth-Sun System Website:  http://science.hq.nasa.gov/earth-sun/

 

Corvallis Microtechnology, Inc. (1996). Introduction to the Global Positioning System for GIS and TRAVERSE.  URL: http://www.cmtinc.com/gpsbook/index.htm

 

Trimble, Inc. (2006).  GPS Tutorial.  URL: http://www.trimble.com/gps/index.shtml

 

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Cartography:

Organizations:

The Association of American Geographer, Cartography Specialty Group  (http://www.csun.edu/~hfgeg003/csg/)

International Cartographic Association (http://www.icaci.org/)

Government Publications & Maps Division, San Diego State University Library (http://infodome.sdsu.edu/research/guides/gov/maps.shtml)
Projection and Coordinate systems:

NCGIA Core Curriculum in Geographic Information Science. Unit 013 - Coordinate Systems Overview:   by Peter H. Dana, Department of Geography, University of Texas at Austin, USA. http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/education/curricula/giscc/units/u013/u013_f.html

 

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