This course makes use of Athena, MIT’s UNIX-based computing environment. OCW does not provide access to this environment.

The lab exercises from the class, which focus on GIS software, are presented here.

Lab 1.1 - First Class Exercise (PDF)

Lab 1.2 - Introduction to ArcGIS (PDF)

Lab 2.1 - Creating and Editing Shapefiles in ArcGIS (PDF)

Lab 2.2 - Finding and Using Spatial Data (PDF)

Lab 3.1 - Map Layout Exercises (PDF - 1.0 MB)

Lab 3.2 - Using Handhelds with GPS Data (PDF)

Lab 4.1 - Working with Map Projections in ArcGIS (PDF)

Lab 4.2 - Projection Exercises (PDF)

Lab 5.1 - Working with Digital Elevation Models in ArcGIS (PDF)

Lab 6.1 - Using the Stock Hydrology Tools in ArcGIS (PDF)

Lab 7.1 - Site Selection with Vector Data (PDF)

Lab 8.1 - Cost Distance and Cost Path Analysis (PDF)