The offering of materials assembled, collected, or created by others or reported by others in the form of projects, books or parts of books, periodicals, speeches, or the writings of other students as one’s own is plagiarism. Dishonesty of any kind with respect to examinations, quizzes, or alterations of records is cheating. This statement was adapted from Professor Richard Feinberg, 1993, ‘Academic Honesty and Dishonesty,’ CSR Department, Purdue University. Water resources are increasingly managed at the watershed level. Information technologies are important in the analysis and management of water resources. The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to implementing hydrologic/water quality models and GIS techniques for analysis of water resources issues in watersheds using ArcGIS 9. This course will encourage the student to discover ways for operating watershed management models including basics of GIS and hydrology. Students will learn to utilize ArcGIS to analyze hydrologic and water quality issues. Students will complete several online ESRI tutorials and will need access to ArcGIS 9 for this course. ITAP labs and ABE labs, for example, provide access to ArcGIS 9. A project will be completed in which the project team will work with a watershed group to complete GIS analyses that provide information in the form of maps, tables, figures, and reports. ArcGIS software is an integrated system that includes all the tools needed to get the most out of a GIS. This course introduces fundamental concepts of GIS and the major functionality contained within ArcGIS software. In course exercises, participants follow the GIS analytical process and work with a variety of ArcGIS tools to solve realistic problems. This course emphasizes practical GIS skills. ArcGIS 9 introduces new and improved sketch and edit tools for the geodatabase. This course teaches how to use those tools to build a geodatabase from the ground up. Participants learn how to utilize ArcMap’s standard and advanced tools to create and edit simple and complex features as well as feature-linked and dimension annotation. Additionally, participants learn how to work with features using coordinate geometry (COGO) descriptions and survey measurements. ArcGIS 9 software provides a new and dynamic framework for geoprocessing, as well as ModelBuilder, an interactive environment for visualizing and executing workflows. This course teaches a practical approach to using ArcGIS geoprocessing tools and models to accomplish common GIS tasks. Participants will become familiar with the new geoprocessing environment as they employ geoprocessing tools and techniques to manage and analyze GIS data. ArcGIS 3D Analyst software provides advanced tools for three-dimensional modeling and analysis. This course teaches what a surface model is and shows how to create both raster and vector surfaces. Working mostly with models of terrain, participants display surfaces in three-dimensional perspective, symbolize them, and set three-dimensional properties. Participants also create realistic models by draping aerial photographs over surfaces and displaying two-dimensional features in three dimensions. explore 3D analysis techniques like finding steepest paths, calculating surface volume, and determining visibility between points Honesty requires that ideas, data, figures, tables, equations, process concepts, wording of explanations, or other forms of intellectual property of others must be fully acknowledged. The use of such property in reports and papers is acknowledged by citing the source (all of the authors, year, title, journal or other publication in which the information appeared, volume and number, editors if appropriate, [publishing house, city, state if the information is from a book], and beginning and ending page numbers of the publication). Property that is conveyed through a letter or other form of personal communication is to be indicated as such. Again, give the authors, year, title (if appropriate), and ‘Personal Communication’. The offering of materials assembled, collected, or created by others or reported by others in the form of projects, books or parts of books, periodicals, speeches, or the writings of other students as one’s own is plagiarism. Dishonesty of any kind with respect to examinations, quizzes, or alterations of records is cheating. Source.