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Title: San Diego State University GIS Education Programs


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San Diego State UniversityGIS Education Programs
  • Department of Geography
  • B.S. Emphasis in Geographic Information Science
  • M.S. Concentration in Geographic Information
    Science
  • M.S. Concentration in Watershed Science.
  • Joint Doctoral Program in Geography with UCSB.
  • Department of Geography and Computer Science
  • Geographic Information Science Certificate (a
    joint program of geography and computer science
    departments (27 units, open for both
    undergradaute and graduate students at SDSU).
  • Concurrent M.S. program in Geoinformatics (GIS)
    (??? underdevelopment now).

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San Diego State UniversityNew Faculty in 2005
Fall
  • Dr. André Skupin (GIS)
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Associate Professor at University of New Orleans.
  • Areas of Interest
  • GIS, Cartography, information visualization,
    visual data mining.
  • Dr. Li An (Landscape Ecology)
  • Ph.D. Michigan State University, (East Lansing).
  • Postdoc at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • Areas of Interest
  • Landscape ecology, human-environment
    interfactions, modeling of complex systems,
    statisitcs, GIS.

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San Diego State UniversityNew Faculty in 2006
Spring
  • Dr. George Christakos (The Stephen and Mary
    Birch Foundation Endowed Chair)
  • Ph.D. Harvard University
  • Professor at University of North Carolina at
    Chapel Hill.
  • Areas of Interest
  • Statistics,
  • Geostatistics,
  • Environmental/ecological/health and mathematical
    modeling.

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San Diego State UniversityGIS Facilities
  • Richard Wright Spatial Analysis Laboratory (SAL)
  • The main teaching lab. (Introductory GIS, remote
    sensing and cartography)
  • Dell Precision Workstation Dual 3.2Ghz (27)
  • Macintosh G3 (1), Plotter, Digitizer, etc.
  • Can be used for GIS courses and workshop.
  • The Center for Earth Systems Analysis Research
    (CESAR)
  • The main research lab (for gradaute students and
    research projects)
  • A state-of-the-art image processing/GIS center
  • Server Groups (Enterprise Servers)
  • Workstations (Unix, Mac, Windows)
  • Plotters, printers, scanners, etc.
  • Current used for hosting our Department web
    server.
  • (http//geography.sdsu.edu

5
Common Ground Watershed Management Project(City
of San Diego) 3 years
Http//www.sdbay.sdsu.edu
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National Science Foundation projectAdopting
Web-based GIS for the Development of a Scalable
GIS Education Program (3 years - integrate GIS
education between high schools/community
colleges/university)
Http//geoinfo.sdsu.edu/hightech
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