Brendan Harmon

GIS for Designers

Course Schedule

Week Day Lecture or Tutorial Homework
1 M Google My Maps Make a map of your favorite places in Google My Maps
  W Install Party Install all the software
  F Geodesy  
2 M An Introduction to GRASS Make a map of rivers in a country of your choice using GRASS
  W An Introduction to QGIS  
  F An Introduction to ArcGIS Make a map of rivers in another country using either ArcGIS or QGIS
3 M Acquiring Global Data for GRASS Make a topographic map of any country in GRASS
  W Acquiring Global Data for QGIS  
4 M Acquiring Urban Data for GRASS Import data for Central Park in GRASS
  W Acquiring Urban Data for QGIS  
  F Acquiring Urban Data for ArcGIS Import data for Central Park in QGIS or ArcGIS
5 M Terrain Analysis in GRASS Analyze the topography of Central Park in GRASS
  W Terrain Analysis in ArcGIS Analyze the topography of Central Park in QGIS or ArcGIS
  F Geomorphometry in GRASS Map landforms in Central Park in GRASS
6 M Map Algebra in GRASS GIS Make a map of trees in Central Park in GRASS
  W Map Algebra in QGIS  
  F Map Algebra in ArcGIS Make a map of trees in Central Park in QGIS or ArcGIS
7 M Visual Programming in GRASS Make a terrain analysis model for Central Park in GRASS
  W Visual Programming in ArcGIS Make a terrain analysis model for Central Park in ArcGIS
  F Suitability Analysis in GRASS Make a suitability map for any topic in NYC in GRASS
8 M Suitability Analysis in ArcGIS Make a suitability map for any topic in NYC in ArcGIS
  W Hydrology in GRASS Make a hydrology model for Central Park in GRASS
  F Hydrology in ArcGIS Make a hydrology model for Central Park in ArcGIS
9 M Viewsheds in GRASS Make a cumulative viewshed map for Central Park in GRASS
  W Viewshed in ArcGIS Make a viewshed map for Central Park in ArcGIS
  F Solar in GRASS Make a sun study for Central Park in GRASS GIS
10 M Cartography  
  W Cartography in QGIS  
  F Historic Maps in QGIS Project a historic map of NYC in QGIS
11 M Lidar in GRASS Make a hexagonal tile of NYC lidar data in GRASS
  W Lidar in Rhino Make a mesh model of a lidar tile of NYC in Rhino
  F 3D Printing a City 3D print a tile of a model of NYC
12 M Census Data in GRASS Make a hex bin map of demographics in NYC in GRASS
  W Census Data in QGIS Make a map of demographic in NYC in QGIS
  F Census Data in ArcGIS Make a map of demographic in NYC in ArcGIS
13 M Vegetation Indices in GRASS Make a map of NDVI for Central Park in GRASS
  W Forest Fragmentation in GRASS Make a map of forest fragmentation in NYC in GRASS
  F Landcover Change in GRASS Make an animation of landcover change in GRASS
14 M Landcover Change in QGIS Make an animation of landcover change in QGIS

Deliverables and Deadlines

Deliverables Deadlines
3D Printed City November 23, 2020
Global Map December 4, 2020
City Map December 4, 2020
Suitability Map December 4, 2020
Course Portfolio December 11, 2020