Review Topics for Final Exam

  • Cemetery Project Material
    • Readings - Jordan and Brown
    • Four Truths (from lecture)
    • Know how to convert paces to feet and then draw a map to scale:
      • Example. Your pace is 8 ft. You pace off a cemetery that is 75 paces by 35 paces. Draw this cemetery on a sheet of paper at a scale of 1:120.
    • Excel
      • Know how to work with data in spreadsheet format.
      • Understand how to create a histogram and population pyramid (I probably won't have you do this because of time).
      • Know how to read a histogram and population pyramid
  • Geographic Information Systems
    • Readings - Audet and Ludwig, McHarg
    • Be familiar with GIS Basics-- terms, definitions, examples
    • Understand Geographic Profiling
    • Know how to do basic operations on ArcView/ArcVoyager
      • Know how to do queries, open tables, reorganize data, create a choropleth map.
      • Understand the different types of files and their role in a GIS