CE 394K.3 GIS in Water Resources

Fall Semester 2002

University of Texas at Austin

Instructor: David R. Maidment



2002 Term Project Reports: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/giswr2002/docs/termprojlist.htm


Final Exam: gisfinal2002.doc


Course Videos, course syllabus, course outline and student assignments are viewable on the secure course website at http://pro.engr.utexas.edu


Course Syllabus: syllabus.htm


Course Outline: outline.htm


Term Paper Library: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/giswr2002/docs/termpaper.htm


Utah State University course web site: http://ceefs.cee.usu.edu/


Setting up your course web site: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/docs/LRC/pphowto.html


Session 1 (Thurs, 29 August): Introduction to GIS in Water Resources.Review the course curriculum, course outline.Lecture slides: lecture12002.ppt


Session 2 (Tues, 3 Sept): Introduction to ArcGIS.††† Basic ideas about GIS, the shapefile, coverage and geodatabase data models.

Vector, network, raster, image and TIN data.†† Components of ArcGIS.†† Differences between ArcView and ArcInfo.

Slides: lecture22002.ppt


Session 3 (Thurs 5 Sept) Exercise 1: Introduction to ArcGISData files for Exercise 1: Ex12002.zip


Session 4 (Tues, 10 Sept) Data sources for GIS in Water Resources.Listing:†† Datasources.htm Slides: Datasources.ppt


Session 5 (Thurs 12 Sept) Exercise 2: Building a Basemap of the Guadalupe River Data files for Exercise 2: Guadalupe.zip


Session 6 (Tues 17 Sept) Geodesy, Map Projections and Coordinate Systems Mapproj.ppt


Session 7 (Thurs 19 Sept) Exercise 3: Map Projections and Coordinate SystemsData files for Exercise 3: Mapproj.zip


Session 8 (Tues, 24 Sept) Network modeling and the Hydro Network†† Network.ppt


Session 9 (Thurs 26 Sept) Exercise 4: NHD, Hydro Network and the Arc Hydro Framework Data files for Exercise 4: Ex4Data.zip


Session 10 (Tues 1 Oct)DEMs, Watershed and Stream Network Delineation DEM.ppt†† Here is a cool Java Applet that shows how the 8 direction pour point model works for DEM processing.http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/gishydro/ferdi/webedu/utwebgrid/utwebgrid.html


Session 11 (Thurs 3 Oct)TINís, Channels and Floodplain MappingFloodplain.ppt


Session 12 (Tues 8 Oct) Exercise 5: DEMís, Watershed and Stream Network DelineationData files for Exercise 5: Ex5Data.zip


Session 13 (Thurs 10 Oct) Demonstration Exercise on ArcSceneData files for Exercise: Data.zipHere is a cool Java Applet that shows Delauney Triangulation and the formation of Thiessen (or Voronoi) polygons: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Info/People/chew/Delaunay.html


Session 14 (Tues 15 Oct)Review for QuizSlides for Review Session Review.ppt


Session 15 (Thurs 17 Oct)Midterm Exam


Session 16 (Tues 22 Oct) Time and SpaceSlides: TimeSeries.ppt


Session 17 (Thurs 24 Oct) Exercise 6: Time Series in Arc Hydro Data files for Exercise TimeSeries.zip


Session 18 (Tues 29 Oct) Geomorphological considerations in watershed and stream networks (Dr Tarboton) Geomorphology.pptDemonstration exercises from Dr Tarbotonís web site: http://ceefs.cee.usu.edu/dgtlectures.html


Session 19 (Thurs 1 Nov) Digital elevation model based hydrologic modeling (Dr Tarboton)Demhydro.ppt

Demonstration exercises from Dr Tarbotonís web site: http://ceefs.cee.usu.edu/dgtlectures.html


Session 20 (Tues 5 Nov)NSF Conference on Cyberinfrastructure in Environmental Research and Education (Oct 30-Nov 1, 2002 in Boulder CO).†† Conference web site: http://www.ncar.ucar.edu/cyber/agenda.htm


Shortened Powerpoint Presentations:Margaret Leinen: Cyberinfrastructure1.ppt, Dan Atkins Cyberinfrastructure2.ppt, Peter Cornillon Cyberinfrastructure3.ppt


Session 21 (Thurs 7 Nov) Organization of class presentations, Hydrologic Modeling using GIS: HydroModeling.ppt

2D Flood animation 3D Flood animation


Session 22 (Tues 12 Nov)Demonstration exercise on Hydrologic Modeling with Arc HydroData files: ExRouting.zip ExXMLWRAP.zip†† Slides: GISandXML.ppt


Session 23 (Thurs 14 Nov) LIDAR mappingLIDAR.ppt Water quality modeling Corpus.ppt†† Terrain Analysis for Water Resources Applications, Conference in Austin Dec 16-18, 2002


Session 24 (Tues 19 Nov)†† Term Paper presentations on Water Quality


Session 25 (Tues 21 Nov)†† Term Paper presentations on Water Resources


Session 26 (Tues 26 Nov)†† Term Paper presentations on Marine and Coastal Systems


Session 27 (Tues 3 Dec)†† Term Paper presentations on Geology and Groundwater


Session 28 (Thurs 5 Dec)†† Term Paper presentations on Spatial Analysis