water science
I. WATERSHED AND AQUATIC
    SCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS
1: Watershed science
and society
2/3: Lake ecology
4/5: Stream ecology
II. EXPERIMENTAL
    DESIGN
6: Problem and objective formulation
III. DATA COLLECTION
7: Watershed / land use surveys
8/9: Lake surveys
10/11: Stream surveys
12: Remote sensing and Internet data sources
IV. DATA MANAGEMENT
13: Quality assurance and quality control
14: Data types, sources,
and retrieval
15: Spreadsheets and nonspatial databases
16: GIS spatial databases
V. DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION,
        AND PRESENTATION
17: Elementary statistics
18: Applications of
regression to water
quality analysis
19: GIS / spatial analysis
20: Data visualization and presentation
21: Introduction to modeling
VI. MANAGEMENT POLICY
        AND OUTREACH
22: Regulations and compliance monitoring
23: Watershed management
24: Lake restoration
25: Stream restoration
26: Community education
and involvement
27: Educating decision-makers
 
 
  Unit IV: Module 16
Geographic Information Systems

Lectures and case studies
Lectures Lecture 1 - Introduction to GIS in Water Science
GIS Applications in Water Science
Components of a GIS - hardware and software
Common GIS layers
Metadata
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  Lecture 2 - Coordinate Systems
Coordinate Systems
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  Lecture 3 - Basic GIS data types
GIS feature coverages: points, lines and polygons
Raster data: pixels and grids
Image files: underlays to feature data
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