Western Connecticut State University 2021
BIO 401-01 / BIO 598-02:
GIS for Biology & Environmental sciences
27 January - 05 May 2021, 2.00 PM - 4.30 PM
In this course, students will learn GIS concepts by using open source software in a Linux environment, opening in this way new horizons in the use of the outstanding power processing routines. We will guide the students who have never used a command line terminal to a stage where they are able to understand and use very advanced open source data processing routines. Our focus is to provide attendees the tools and competencies to continue developing their skills independently. This heuristic approach allows participants to continue progressing and improving in an ever-evolving technology environment. The acquired skills will be beneficial, not only for GIS related application, but also for general data processing and applied statistical computing in a number of fields. These essentially lay the foundation for career development as a data scientist.
27 January 2021 - Introduction, teachers and student presentation, course presentation and overview, GIS application.
01 February 2021 - OSGeoLive installation.
03 February 2021 - Working with a Linux environment. GIS and Remote Sensing sw in the OSGeoLive.
08 February 2021 - QGIS software. Cartographic representation: vectors and rasters. File formats. Data structure, satellite images, satellite products.
10 February 2021 - Vector (buffer, intersect, union, clip, dissolving, reprojection) and raster (resampling, masking, clumping, reclassify, cropping, mosaiching, calculation) analysis in the QGIS software.
17 February 2021 - Geographic coordinates and projection in the QGIS software.
22 February 2021 - Bash and AWK for file manipulation.
24 February 2021 - Linux bash language. Use of variables and for loop in bash, if statement.
01 March 2021 - Linux bash language. Use of variables and for loop in bash, if statement.