GEO 425 (Spring 2015): Problems in Geographic Information Science

Dr. Ashton Shortridge
235 Geography Building
ph#: 432-3561
office hours: Monday & Tuesday 2:30 - 3:30 pm


Lots of information about the class.

Review Paper Info Sheet with more detail about the GIS review paper.

GIS Project Info Sheet with more detail about, yes, the GIS project.

Weekly Schedule

Data Links

The National Map Viewer
The official U.S. government geodata portal. Heaps of data.

Guide to online, free spatial data
"Starting the Hunt" lists a lot of places to look for spatial data.

Michigan Center for Geographic Information Spatial Data
Lots of county and state data to check out.

GIS Data Depot
A mix of stuff, from global to local. Requires free registration

Jobs - Industry Links

Directions Magazine
A GIS online trade mag. Keep up to date on industry buzz.

GIS Lounge Industry Press Releases
What's going on in the GIS Industry? Updated nearly every day.

ArcUser Magazine
ESRI-specific stuff, from technical tips to articles on GIS use in various industries.

GIS Jobs Clearinghouse
One of several (try Googling 'GIS Jobs') places where jobs are posted. 15-25 new every week.

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