Overview of Learning Resources
This website is preserved as an Archive for the NSF-funded
CSISS program (1999-2007).
Current resources in support of
Spatially Integrated Social Science
are now available at the following:
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- Our newest collection
is compiled by graduate students at the Center. The
foundations of spatial analysis span many disciplines
over many generations of researchers and practitioners.
CSISS Classics provides summaries and illustrations
of major contributions to spatial thinking in the
- The GIS Cookbook is a
collection of simple descriptions and illustrations
of GIS methods written with minimal GIS jargon. The
target audience are social scientists with an interest
in introducing spatial thinking into their current
research and who have some experience with computers
but little to no exposure to GIS.
- Activities and Readings
in the Geography of the United States, ARGUS,
introduces the spatial perspective through learning
modules, exercises, and examples.
Format: Director Shockwave Movies.
NCGIA Core Curriculum
- An overview and link to
several curriculum projects at the National Center
for Geographic Information and Analysis. These materials
present the background, history, technical issues,
and applications of Geographic Information Systems
(GIS) and Geographic Information Science.
- This page provides links
to syllabi and lecture outlines of courses taught
by leading researchers in spatial social science,
organized by discipline.
We offer here several video clips produced from
two of the 2002 summer workshops, Map
Making and Visualization of Spatial Data
and Introduction to Spatial
Pattern Analysis in a GIS Environment.
The latest version of Macromedia's Flash player
is required to view these clips.
by CSISS Personnel
- Various presentations
by individuals involved with CSISS.