Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Spatial Database Management and Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Fundamentals of Spatial Database Management
Advanced Geographic Information System Project 

Lab Exercises and Homework - Spring 2014

Part I Spatial Information and Database Management  

Lab 1

Review of ArcMap and Introduction to Data Management with Oracle, Access, Excel

Tues. 4 Feb.

Lab 2

Land Use and Land Value Patterns in East Boston: Getting Comfortable with Relational Queries and Map-Database-Spreadsheet Interaction

Tues. 11 Feb.

no lab President's day (Monday schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 18) Tues. 18 Feb.

Problem Set A

The Zoning Variance Database & Categorization via Lookup Tables) (in lieu of Lab 3

Thurs. 20 Feb.




Part II Integrating Mapping and DBMS  

Lab 4

Mapping Boston Parcels and Property Sales

Tues. 25 Feb.

Lab 5

Developing a Land Value Map for Boston using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst and Model Builder

Tues. 4 Mar.

Lab 6

Metro Boston Modeling using TINs, Model Builder and Community Viz

Tues. 11 Mar.


Hands-on in-lab test

Tues. 18 Mar.

Problem Set B Distribute 'Relational Database Design' Exercise Tues. 18 Mar.




11.523 Ends & 11.524 Begins
Part III GIS Project  


Lab 7

Intro to Class Project

Tues. 2 Apr.

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