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Exercises

Exercises are from 2:00 to 5:00pm in Room 2610 (StarLab).

Monday, 23 July:

  2:00 Exercise:

Map design with graphic illustration software (Freehand).

    Handouts:

Freehand Tutorial
• Static WWW atlas design
Design checklist by sara

    Web links :

Freehand for cartographers, by Carl Thomas
Freehand list of links, by Jeff N.
Encarta at Microsoft (does not work with Netscape on Macs)
List of cart/viz links by Terry Slocum

Tuesday, 24 July:

  2:00 Exercise:

More on map design (Freehand, WWW)

    Handouts:

Interactive WWW atlas design
• ArcView tutorial

    Web links :

example map, another interactive example (svg)
basic visual guide to HTML, by sara
short HTML course at ITC Netherlands
how to build a Website, by Susan Baumgart (GEOG UCSB)
Macromedia Flash at Macromedia

Wednesday, 25 July:

  2:00 Exercise:

Downloading, processing, classifying, and (WWW, Excel, ArcView)

    Handouts:

Downloading and pre-processing census data
Map design with ArcView GIS

    Web links :

example table
US Census FactFinder (census data)
ESRI Census Watch (census data portal and information)
ESRI Geography Network (tiger line data and tons of other spatial data)
List of mapping software

Thursday, 26 July:

  2:00 Exercise:

Dasymetric mapping (ArcView)

    Handouts:

• Spatial analysis with maps: dasymetric mapping

    Web links :

dasymetric mapping using ArcInfo

    Exit survey

Please fill out the CSISS Exit Survey on your last day.


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