Required Readings, Winter 2020
Note - while most readings are online, some will be on the data drive in the GIS lab. Pay attention!
Readings 1: Due Friday, 17 January
Readings 2: Due Friday, 24 January
Readings 3: Due Friday, 31 January
- Homer, C.G., Dewitz, J.A., Yang, L., Jin, S., Danielson, P., Xian, G., Coulston, J., Herold, N.D., Wickham, J.D., and Megown, K., 2015, Completion of the 2011 National Land Cover Database for the conterminous United States-Representing a decade of land cover change information. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, v. 81, no. 5, p. 345-354 (note, this article is in pdf format on the data drive!)
- Mapping minerals with light. EIJ. September, 2014
Readings 4: Due Friday, 7 February
Readings 5: Due Friday, 14 February
Readings 6: Due Friday, 21 February
Readings 7: Due Friday, 28 February
Readings 8: Due Friday, 6 March
For EACH article, do the following:
When grading these, I ask the question 'did the student read, understand, and think about the article?'
Each reading set is worth 1 percent of your final grade each and are graded as follows:
- 1 point – outline is present, about a half page, in outline format, and hits major points of the article. Discussion is about half a page and demonstrates the author read and thought about the article.
- .75 points. As above, only either the outline or discussion doesn’t meet the above standards.
- .5 point. As above, neither fully meets the above, but both are present.
- 0 points. Anything less. Note, scientifically inaccurate information will result in a lowering of the grade.
Note: to be accepted, the writeups MUST be submitted as word documents using Canvas by the due date (every friday by midnight)
Also note: information pulled from the readings will be on the midterm and
A sample writeup can be found here