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Skills you will gain

Geographic Information System (GIS)Imagery AnalysisSpatial Analysissatellite imageryGis Applications

Learner Career Outcomes

43%

started a new career after completing these courses

38%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 28 hours to complete
English

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University of California, Davis

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Course Overview, Imagery, and Raster Calculator

7 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 144 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
14 videos
Course Mechanics4m
Remote Sensing Basics6m
Characteristics of Remotely Sensed Data7m
Modes of Acquisition9m
Acquisition Platforms10m
Acquiring Imagery and Terrain Data12m
Working with Imagery in ArcMap12m
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI)20m
Classifying Imagery and Derived Products25m
Map Algebra/Raster Calculator/Overlaying Rasters10m
Con/SetNull7m
Create Constant/Random Raster5m
Geospatial Modelling Environment7m
3 readings
Getting Started in this Course10m
Getting Help in this Course5m
Assignment: Image Classification3h
2 practice exercises
Module 1 Quiz20m
Lesson 2 Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

ModelBuilder and Other Topics

7 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 148 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
What is ModelBuilder?12m
Creating Toolboxes and Tools with ModelBuilder12m
Setting Up a Larger Model8m
Using Interface Tools as Geoprocessing Tools in ModelBuilder15m
Feature Layers and Selections in Models10m
Branching, Preconditions, and Viewing Progress Interactively14m
Polishing Models for Reuse13m
Advanced Models and Exporting Models to Python6m
Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding17m
Time Enabled Data10m
Spatial Statistics Introduction13m
ArcGIS Pro Introduction12m
3 readings
Tutorial Assignment 2: ModelBuilder for Hydrology3h
Extra Practice: ModelBuilder10m
Extra Practice: Geocoding10m
2 practice exercises
Lesson 3 Quiz15m
Lesson 4 Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Digital Elevation Models and Common Algorithms

6 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 106 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Contours12m
Hillshade9m
Viewshed9m
Cut Fill8m
Vector-Based Suitability Analysis15m
Fuzzy Suitability Analysis21m
Watershed Processing14m
Processing DEMs into Streamlines15m
1 reading
Tutorial Assignment 3: ArcGIS Spatial Analyst Extension3h
2 practice exercises
Lesson 5 Quiz10m
Lesson 6 Quiz10m
Week
4

Week 4

8 hours to complete

Spatial Analyst and Where to Go from Here

8 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 100 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Region Group10m
Focal Statistics and the Swiss Hillshade11m
Reclassify10m
Point Density8m
Online and Connected Applications8m
Collecting and Managing Data for Your Workflows10m
Additional Desktop GIS Topics10m
Programming GIS Software, Server-Side GIS, and Cartography14m
Other GIS Tools & Plugins, and Joining Communities10m
Course Summary3m
1 reading
Continue Learning GIS10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 7 Quiz10m

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