Class Topics

  • First Quiz
  • GPS Data Transfer
  • Coordinate Systems
    • Latitude/Longitude
    • UTM

Class Assignments

Class Readings

  • Greenhood, D. , "But the World is Round: Spherical Coordinates in Mapping", University of Chicago Press, 1944. pp 6-12.
  • Sobel, D. "Sea Before Time", in Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time., Penguin Books, pp 11-20. [NOTE: The title is actually "Imaginary Lines--I just have the wrong name on the article.]
  • Muehrcke, P. "Locational Reference Systems-UTM" in Map Use: Reading Analysis, Interpretation, J.P. Publications, Madison, WI, 1998, pp. 222-229.