CE 394K.3 GIS in Water Resources

Fall Semester 2007

University of Texas at Austin

Instructors: David R. Maidment, Christopher Neale and David G. Tarboton



Course Videos are viewable on the website at http://www.utwired.engr.utexas.edu/maidment/ 


Course Syllabus: syllabus.htm


Course Schedule: schedule.htm


Term Project Proposals:  TermProjectList.htm 


Term Paper Instructions: TPInstructions.doc


Final Exam: GISFinal2007.doc


Solution to Final Exam: FinalSoln.doc


Term Paper Library: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/giswr2007/docs/termpaperlibrary.htm


Files on Webspace: Webspace.doc


Utah State University Site: http://www.engineering.usu.edu/dtarb/giswr/2007


Setting up your course web site: https://webspace.utexas.edu/


Session 1 (Thurs, Aug 31): Introduction to GIS in Water Resources. Review the course curriculum, course outline. Lecture12007.ppt


Session 2 (Tues Sept 4): Introduction to ArcGIS (Dr Neale). Lecture22007.ppt


Session 3 (Thurs, Sept 6): Exercise 1: Introduction to ArcGIS   Ex12007.doc    Ex12007.mhtml   Ex12007.zip   Ex1Google.doc  Ex1Soln.ppt  Ex1 in Spanish  Ex12007_Sp.doc Ex12007_Sp.mht


Session 4 (Tues Sept 11): Geodesy, Map Projections and Coordinate Systems   MapProj.ppt 


Session 5 (Thurs Sept 13): Exercise 2: Building a base map  Ex22007.doc  Ex22007.mht  Data: Guadalupe.zip  USGS Water Watch WaterWatch.ppt    Reading: Chapters 1 and 2 of the Arc Hydro book. Guadalupe geodatabase if you can’t do the “Import to Coverage” step at the beginning of the exercise: Guadalupe.mdb   Exercise 2 Amendments Ex2Amendments.doc    Ex2Soln.pdf (by Chelsea Cohen)


Session 6 (Tues Sept 18): Spatial analysis using grids (Dr Tarboton). Spatial.ppt. Reading: Chapter 4 of the Arc Hydro book. Supplementary Reading: Spatial Patterns in Catchment Hydrology. Grayson and Blöschl (2000), Chapter 2. Dinf flow direction paper.


Session 7 (Thurs Sept 20): Data sources for GIS in Water Resources DataSources.ppt   DataSources.htm   DataSources.doc  


Session 8 (Tues Sept 25): Exercise 3 Spatial Analysis in Hydrology  Ex32007.doc   Ex32007.mht   Ex3.zip  Ex3Soln.doc


Session 9 (Thurs Sept 27): Terrain processing, Arc Hydro tools and their application  ArcHydroTerrain.ppt (31MB file)


Session 10 (Tues Oct 2): Exercise 4 Watershed and stream network delineation  Ex42007.doc    Ex42007.mht  Data: Ex4.zip Ex4Addendum.doc  Ex4Soln.doc


Session 11 (Thurs Oct 4): CUAHSI, WATERS and HIS by Richard Hooper, David Tarboton and David Maidment   CUAHSI_HIS.ppt    HydroObjects.zip


Session 12 (Tues Oct 9): NHD, NHDPlus and HydroNetworks  HydroNetwork.ppt


Session 13 (Thurs Oct 11): Exercise 5 NHDPlus and Flow Networks Ex52007.doc Ex52007.mht  Ex5Data: SanMarcos_NHDPlus_raw.mdb  Hypsometric profile: Ex5Addendum.doc  Solution: Ex5Soln.doc


Session 14 (Tues Oct 16): Review for Midterm Exam  Review2007.doc   Review2007.ppt


Session 15 (Thurs Oct 18): Midterm Exam  Exam Solution


Session 16 (Tues Oct 21): Imagery and Remote Sensing  ImagesAndRemoteSensing.ppt (70MB)


Session 17 (Thurs Oct 23): Services Oriented Architecture for Water Resources Data ServicesArchitecture.ppt


Session 18 (Tues Oct 30): Arc Hydro for Groundwater Groundwater2007.ppt


Session 19 (Thurs Nov 1): Exercise 6: Building an Arc Hydro with Time Series Geodatabase   Ex62007.doc   Ex62007.mht  Ex6Data.zip WeatherDownloader.zip


Session 20 (Tues Nov 6): Surfaces in ArcGIS  Surfaces.ppt  Exercise using Geostatistical Analysis  Geostat.htm  Delauney Triangulation Applet


Session 21 (Thurs Nov 8):  Image Geo-referencing in Arc GIS: Image Geo-referencing. Remote Sensing of Energy Balance Fluxes: Remote Sensing of Energy Balance Fluxes. Breeze Recording.


Session 22 (Tues Nov 13):  Floodplain mapping  FloodMap.ppt  FloodElevation.ppt


Session 23 (Thurs Nov 15): Semantic mediation of hydrologic data HydroSeek.ppt


Session 24 (Tues Nov 20):  Term Paper Instructions TPInstructions.doc  Land cover change LandChange.doc  LandChange.mht  LandChangeData.zip    Landchange.ppt Landchange.xls