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Welcome to the Intro GIS for Urban and Environmental Analysis wiki. This is your main portal for course materials. This course will focus on introducing students to the use of geographic information systems in the urban/suburban/metropolitan environment.

Course overview, objectives, and grading

This course meets Tuesday/Thursday 12noon-1:15pm, GIS Lab, Tisch Library (follow the signs for the Map Room)

Instructor: Barbara Parmenter
Office: 72 Professors Row
Instructor's GIS Lab Hours:

  • Mondays 2-3:30pm
  • Tuesday/Thursday 1:15-2
  • and by appointment

Teaching assistant: Abi Vladeck
Abi's Lab Hours: to be announced

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Schedule of readings, labs, and assignments

(note: the schedule may be updated as needed so please check back regularly)

Student Work Zone

Post your assignments in the work zone

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<A href="https://wikis.uit.tufts.edu/confluence/x/TIVL" target="_blank">GIS Help, Tips and Tutorials</A>

Tutorials and tip sheets we use in class can be found here, as well as online help links

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<A href="https://wikis.uit.tufts.edu/confluence/x/3pKfAQ" target="_blank">GIS Research Examples</A>

Use this to explore GIS research and application areas

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<A href="https://wikis.uit.tufts.edu/confluence/x/5QOH" target="_blank">GIS Data Organized by Topic</A>

Use this when you're looking for data in a specific field or topic- from the Greater Boston GIS Teaching Allicance (GISTA)

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<A href="https://wikis.uit.tufts.edu/confluence/x/k4BL" target="_blank">GIS Data Clearinghouses and Agencies</A>

A listing of major clearinghouses from the Tufts GIS Center - use this if you're looking for data from government agency or other institution