•Provide a definition of a ‘spatial data model’•Explain how spatial entities are used to create a data model•Distinguish between rasters and vectors•Describe a spatial data structure•Explain what topology is•List the advantages and disadvantages of different types of spatial models
•Differentiate between relational database management systems (RDBMS), databases, and data files.
•Explain why we select the database approach for GIS
•Define what a relational database is
•Describe how databases are created
•Describe GIS database applications
• Review the concept, practice, and challenges of geocoding
•Discuss georeferencing and digitization in detail
•Distinguish between errors of accuracy and precision and their consequences in spatial analysis
•Describe Measurements in GIS
•Perform data queries in ArcGIS Pro
•Explain techniques used in reclassification of data
•Describe Buffering Functions and map overlays
•List applications/uses of a coding languages
•Know many of the popular input file types
•Understand/Replicate functions, syntax, style
•Know the names of essential packages/libraries
•List commonly automated tasks
•Be able to download & Install the softwares
- Understand dimensionality
- List the differences between 2D vs 2.5D vs 3D
- Know the data types, Views, & Scene Types for 3D GIS
- Understand Surfaces & How to create/find them
- Familiarize yourself with the Exploratory & Analyst tools
- List the unique properties of 3D GIS vs Traditional 2D maps
- Comprehend the issues of 3D GIS
- Describe what the raster model is.
- Explain why rasters are used.
- Incept situations which rasters would NOT be applicable.
- List a few types of remote sensing.
- Know if the types of remote sensing are Passive or Active.
- List & understand the implications of the four R’s.
- Explain the issues with Remote sensing & why they exist.
Note about R-studio Assignment (Week7)
For this week, the assignment and instructions are combined into the one rmd file. You will need to download R and R-studio, and then you will be able to open the .rmd. You will need to know where you saved the frogs.txt file, navigate to its location in the files section of R-studio, and set the folder as the working directory.For the submission you can either edit the rmd, change the name and submit it, or you can create a new script, copy and paste the questions and answers into it and submit that, or you can copy and paste the code and output of the code into a word doc.