GeoAcademy

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GST 101 – Introduction to Geospatial Technology FOSS4G Labs

This curriculum currently contains labs written to use FOSS4G software such as QGIS.

  •  Lab 0 – Getting to Know FOSS and FOSS4G
  •  Lab 1 – GIS Application Paper Assignment
  •  Lab 2 – Spatial Data Models
  •  Lab 3 – Understanding Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
  •  Lab 4 – Displaying Geospatial Data
  •  Lab 5 – Creating Geospatial Data
  •  Lab 6 – Understanding Remote Sensing and Analysis
  •  Lab 7 – Basic Geospatial Analysis Techniques

GST 102 – Spatial Analysis FOSS4G Labs

This curriculum currently contains labs written to use FOSS4G software such as QGIS.

  •  Lab 1 – Reviewing the Basics of Geospatial Data
  •  Lab 2 – Introduction to Geospatial Analysis
  •  Lab 3 – Advanced Attributes and Spatial Queries for Data Exploration
  •  Lab 4 – Vector Data Analysis – Overlay Techniques
  •  Lab 5 – Vector Data Analysis – Creating a Site Selection Model
  •  Lab 6 – Vector Data Analysis – Network Analysis
  •  Lab 7 – Raster Data Analysis – Working with Topographic Data
  •  Lab 8 – Raster Data Analysis – Density Surfaces

GST 103 – Data Acquisition and Management FOSS4G Labs

This curriculum currently contains labs written to use FOSS4G software such as QGIS.

  •  Lab 1 – Reviewing the Basics of Geospatial Data
  •  Lab 2 – Setting Up a Project Database
  •  Lab 3 – Vector Data Quality
  •  Lab 4 – Spatial Data Quality
  •  Lab 5 – Raster Data Structure
  •  Lab 6 – Data Sources

GST 104 – Cartographic Design – FOSS4G Labs

This curriculum currently contains labs written to use FOSS4G software such as QGIS and Inkscape.

  •  Lab 1 – Creating a Colorful Map of the United States of America
  •  Lab 2 – Exploring Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
  •  Lab 3 – Map Elements and Design
  •  Lab 4 – IDP and Refugee Proportional Symbol Map
  •  Lab 5 – IDP and Refugee Proportional Symbol Map – Designing the Final Map
  •  Lab 6 – Countries with Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons Over 1 Million Map Design
  •  Lab 7 – Design and Label a Downtown Street Map

GST 105 – Introduction to Remote Sensing – FOSS4G Labs

This curriculum currently contains labs written to use FOSS4G software such as QGIS and GRASS GIS.

Note: There is no Lab 1 or Lab 2

  •  Lab 3 – Image Composite, Mosaic, Subset
  •  Lab 4 – Image Rectification
  •  Lab 5 – Unsupervised Classification
  •  Lab 6 – Supervised Classification
  •  Lab 7 – Accuracy Assessment