CE 394K.3 GIS in Water Resources

Fall Semester 2008

University of Texas at Austin

Instructors: David R. Maidment, David G. Tarboton and Ayse Irmak



Course Videos are viewable on the website at http://www.utwired.engr.utexas.edu/maidment08  


Course Syllabus: syllabus.htm


Course Schedule: schedule.htm


Term Paper Library: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/giswr2008/docs/termpaperlibrary.htm


Term Paper Presentations: http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/maidment/giswr2008/docs/termprojlist.htm


Term Project Instructions: TPInstructions.doc TPInstructions.htm


Final Exam: GISFinal2008.doc GISFinal.2008.mht Final.zip


Files on Webspace: Webspace.doc


Utah State University Site: http://www.engineering.usu.edu/dtarb/giswr/2008


University of Nebraska Site: http://snr.unl.edu/airmak/


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


Session 1 (Thurs, Aug 28): Introduction to GIS in Water Resources. Review the course curriculum, course outline. Lecture12008.ppt


Session 2 (Tues, Sept 2): Introduction to GIS Software Lecture22008.ppt


Session 3 (Thurs, Sept 4): Introduction to ArcGIS and HydroExcel Instructions: Ex12008.doc Ex12008.mht Data: Ex12008Data.zip Ex1Soln.doc


Session 4 (Tues Sept 9): Data Sources for GIS in Water Resources DataSources2008.doc DataSources2008.mht DataSources2008.ppt


Session 5 (Thurs Sept 11): Datums, map projections and coordinate systems MapProj.ppt Hw1.doc EarthDistance.doc Katrina.mdb Hwk1Soln.doc


Session 6 (Tues Sept 16): Exercise 2: Building a Base Map for the San Marcos Basin Ex2_2008.doc Ex2_2008.mht Data: SanMarcos.zip SanMarcosGDB.zip Ex2Soln.doc


Session 7 (Thurs Sept 18): Spatial analysis using grids (Dr Tarboton) Spatial.ppt


Session 8 (Tues Sept 23): Exercise 3: Spatial Analysis Ex32008.doc Ex32008.mht Ex3.zip Dr David Lemon, CSIRO, Australia 30mDEMforAustralia.ppt Ex3Soln.doc


Session 9 (Thurs Sept 25): Hydro networks HydroNetwork.ppt


Session 10 (Tues Sept 30): Space and time SpaceTime2008.ppt


Session 11 (Thurs Oct 2): Exercise 4: Flow networks and basin precipitation Ex42008.doc Ex42008.mht Data: Ex4.zip ArcHydroTools for version 9.3 ArcHydroTools.zip Nexrad space-time file NexradAnimation.mht Ex4Soln.doc


Session 12 (Tues Oct 7): DEMs and Watershed Delineation DEMWatershedDelineation.ppt


Session 13 (Weds Oct 9): Exercise 5 Watershed and Stream Network Delineation Ex52008.doc Ex52008.mht Ex5.zip Ex5Soln.doc


Session 14 (Tues Oct 14): Review for Midterm Exam Review2008.ppt Review2008.doc Review2008.mht


Session 15 (Thurs Oct 16): Arc Hydro for Groundwater Groundwater.ppt


Session 16 (Tues Oct 21): Groundwater and time series demos Arc Hydro Groundwater Tools Tutorial_and_Installs.zip Tutorials GroundwaterTutorial.doc GroundwaterTutorial.mht HydroGetDemo HydroGet.ppt Precipitation Toolbox PrecipTool.zip Tutorial on Precipitation Time series NexradPrecip.doc


Session 17 (Thurs Oct 23): Midterm Exam Exam2008Solution.doc


Session 18 (Tues Oct 28): Remote Sensing (Dr Irmak) RemoteSensing1.ppt


Session 19 (Thurs Oct 30): Exercise 6 Evapotranspiration using GIS Ex62008.doc Ex62008.mht Data: Ex6.zip (110MB) Solution: Ex6SolnPappas.doc


Session 20 (Tues Nov 4): Surfaces Surfaces.ppt Exgeostat.doc ExGeostat.mht Nebraska.zip


Session 21 (Thurs Nov 6): Geostatistics Revisited patterns over the United States Geostatistics2.ppt


Session 22 (Tues Nov 11): Accessing and using data using the CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System: CUAHSI_HIS1.ppt. HISDemoSteps.doc.


Session 23 (Thurs Nov 13): Sharing and Publishing Data using CUAHSI HIS CUAHSI_HIS2.ppt


Session 23 (Tues Nov 18): Term paper presentations Environmental Issues


Session 24 (Thurs Nov 20): Term paper presentations HydroGeology and Land Cover Change


Session 25 (Tues Nov 25): Term paper presentations Surface Water Hydrology


Session 26 (Tues Dec 2): Term paper presentations International Water Resources


Session 27 (Thurs Dec 4): Planning Issues