GEOG 462: Coastal GIS 

Win 2016 Schedule of Lectures, Readings, and Exams

http://courses.washington.edu/geog462

 

 

Part 1- Fundamentals of GIS

 

Week 1

Jan 4 LEC 01 Introduction to the Coastal GIS

 

Jan 6 LEC 02 Multiple perspectives on “What is GIS?”

Chrisman Exploring GIS Preface pp iii-vi

Bartlett, Working on the Frontiers of Science: applying GIS to the Coastal Zone 

from D. Wright and D. Bartlett Marine and Coastal Geographic Information Systems 2000

Valavanis Ch 1 Marine Geographic Information Systems 

from GIS in Oceanography and Fisheries, 2002

 

Jan 8 LEC 03 Reference Systems – units of measurement

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 1 pp15-24

 

Week 2

Jan 11 LEC 04 Reference Systems - levels of measurement

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 1 pp25-35  

 

Jan 13 LEC 05 Measurement Frameworks - 1

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 2 pp37-56

Beatley Ch 2 Understanding the Coastal Environment pp. 13-51

Wright Ch 2 Common Marine Data Types from Arc Marine 2007

 

Jan 15 LEC 06 Measurement Frameworks - 2

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 2 pp57-69

 

Week 3

Part 2 Operations and Transformations

Jan 18 Holiday

 

Jan 20 LEC 07 Attribute-based Operations

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 4 pp105-118

Beatley Ch 3 Critical Pressures and Critical Management Issues pp 53-88

 

Jan 22 LEC 08 DEEP Representation – relating the building blocks of data models

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 3 pp71-85

 

Week 4

Jan 25 LEC 09 Coastal (Nearshore) Data Model

Nyerges et al. 2007 Coastal (Nearshore) Data Model 

Further reference reading if interested

ArcHydro developer site (more on ESRI ArcHydro site)

ArcMarine developer site (more on ESRI ArcMarine site)

Sherin – Linear Reference Data Models and Dynamic Segmentation 

from D. Wright and D. Bartlett Marine and Coastal Geographic Information Systems 2000

 

Jan 27 LEC 10 Development of Map Overlay Operation

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 5 pp119-131

 

Jan 29 LEC 11 Combining Attribute Data Values in Overlay Operation

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 5 pp131-152

 

Week 5

Feb 1 LEC 12 Distance Relationships

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 6 pp 153-167

 

Feb 3 LEC 13 Surfaces - 1

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 7 pp169-178

 

Feb 5 LEC 14 Surfaces - 2

Developing a coastal data model using a geodatabase data model

 

Week 6

Feb 8 Review 1

 

Feb 10 Exam 1 – no blue/green book needed

 

Feb 12 LEC 15 Neighborhoods

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 7 pp179-194

 

Week 7

Feb 15 Holiday

 

Feb 17 LEC 16 Transformations - 1

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 9 pp217-226

 

Feb 19 LEC 17 Transformations - 2

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 9 pp227-242

 

Part 3 – Applications of Coastal GIS

 

Week 8

Feb 22 LEC 18 Iterative Operations 

Chrisman Exploring GIS Ch. 8 pp195-210

 

Feb 24 LEC 19 Applications of Coastal GIS – an Overview

 

Feb 26 LEC 20 Risk and Vulnerability Assessment with GIS

National Research Council 2008, Urban Stormwater Discharge 

Wood, N., and Good, J., 2004, Vulnerability of a port and harbor community to earthquake and tsunami hazards: 

the use of GIS in community hazard planning, Coastal Management, 32 (3), 243-269.

 

Week 9

Feb 29 LEC 21 Application of GIS to Nearshore Marine Ecosystem Change

Puget Sound Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program 2006 report

Wright Ch 6 Nearshore and Coastal/Shoreline Analysis from Arc Marine 2007

 

Mar 2 LEC 22 Stormwater Runoff, Land Use and Nonpoint Source Pollution 

Envision software Case Studies – check out Bainbridge Island and Puget Sound 

Non-point Source Pollution Evaluation

NOAA N-SPECT Tool, EPA SUSTAIN

 

Part 4 - Motivations for GIS Applications

 

Mar 4 LEC 23 Federal, State, Regional Motivation for Coastal Zone Management and GIS

Beatley Ch 4 Coastal Management Framework pp. 91-100

Beatley Ch 5 CZM at Federal Level pp. 101-134  

Beatley Ch 6 pp. 135-172

Beatley Ch 7 pp. 173-196

                                                                                                                  

Week 10

Mar 7 LEC 24 Coastal Sustainability Management Using GIS

Beatley Ch 8 pp. 197-233

Beatley Ch 8 pp 233-247

King County Shoreline Master Program

 

Mar 9 Review 2 

 

Mar 11 Exam 2 - in the lecture classroom

Ex 7 Final Project and Final Project Peer Evaluation due at final exam