ClassIntro - 2 The instructors is from is in The lab work...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Winter 2011 Geography 128 Analytical and Computer Cartography Professor Keith C. Clarke With substantial help from Gargi Chaudhuri Class web site http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~kclarke/Geography128/ Geog128.html What you will learn The cartographic side of Geographic Information Science What AC is, where it came from, and where its going Aspects of cartographic transformations Some extra details on 3D representation Several Open Source mapping packages How to build a map portfolio The class Lectures 2x a week Labs once a week 5 labs, 2 weeks per lab Labs are far more self-help based than 176. Use your intelligence! Web site • Reader • Gauchospace site
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 The instructors
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 2 The instructors is from. . is in. . The lab work http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/img/starlab.jpg Open source/Freeware Portfolio of maps 3 The Class • Taught as Analytical Cartography (Geog 482) at the University of Michigan by Waldo Tobler late 1960s on • Topic of paper by Tobler in 1976, published the curriculum (more detailed than actual class!) • Adopted by Keith Clarke at Hunter College in 1982, after taking the class at Michigan • Led to Analytical and Computer Cartography 1990 textbook. 2 editions • Moved the class to UCSB in 1996, taught in several other universities • Many subsequent additions to the literature Geog 482...
View Full Document