Course Outline
Class Number 
Day and Date 
Subject 
1 
Thurs Aug 29 
Introduction to GIS in Water Resources 
2 
Tues Sept 3 
Introduction to ArcGIS 
3 
Thurs Sept 5 
Exercise 1: Creating a map with ArcGIS 
4 
Tues Sept 10 
GIS data sources for water resources 
5 
Thurs Sept 12 
Exercise 2: Building a base map of the Guadalupe basin 
6 
Tues Sept 17 
Geodesy, map projections and coordinate systems 
7 
Thurs Sept 19 
Exercise 3: Map projections and coordinate systems 
8 
Tues Sept 24 
Network modeling in ArcGIS 
9 
Thurs Sept 26 
Exercise 4: Building a Hydro Network Term Project Proposals Posted on your Web Site 
10 
Tues Oct 1 
Grid based modeling using DEM’s 
11 
Thurs Oct 3 
Exercise 5: Terrain analysis using the Arc Hydro tools 
12 
Tues Oct 8 
Terrain analysis using TauDEM. David Tarboton. 
13 
Thurs Oct 10 
DEM Based Hydrologic Modeling. David Tarboton. 
14 
Tues Oct 15 
Review 
15 
Thurs Oct 17 
Midterm Exam 
16 
Tues Oct 22 
Integration of Geospatial and Temporal Information 
17 
Thurs Oct 24 
Exercise 6: Time Series in Arc Hydro 
18 
Tues Oct 29 
Linking Arc Hydro with water resources
models
Reports on Progress with Term Papers 
19 
Thurs Oct 31 
Linking Arc Hydro with water resources models 
20 
Tues Nov 5 
Terrain analysis using Triangulated Irregular Networks 
21 
Thurs Nov 7 
Flood plain mapping 
22 
Tues Nov 12 
LIDAR and Remote Sensing 
23 
Thurs Nov 14 
Nonpoint source pollution 
24 
Tues Nov 19 
Presentation of Term Papers 
25 
Thurs Nov 21 
Presentation of Term Papers 
26 
Tues Nov 26 
Presentation of Term Papers 


Thanksgiving!! 
27 
Tues Dec 3 
Presentation of Term Papers 
28 
Thurs Dec 5 
Presentation of Term Papers 