Advanced Spatial Analysis


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UCSB 2006 July 10-July 21: Santa Barbara, CA

Workshop Agenda

Note: All PDF documents are password protected for access by workshop personnel and participants.

Week One

Sunday, July 9

Morning - Evening

Arrival

Meal Plan

Breakfast (July 10-22)

8:00 - 9:00 am, Carrillo Dining Commons

Lunch (July 9-21)

11:30 - 1:30 pm, De La Guerra Dining Commons (DLG) except

Sat, July 15: 12:15-1:45pm in Carrillo

Dinner (July 9-21)

5:30 - 6:30 pm, Carrillo Dining Commons except

Mon, July 10: 5:00-6:00pm in Carrillo

Monday, July 10

Morning: 9:00 - 11:45am

Welcome - Keith Clarke (2620 Ellison Hall)

Introduction NIH Workshop - Don Janelle

Why GIS and Spatial Analysis? - Michael Goodchild

Participant PowerPoint Presentations 10:30-11:45am - Research problem, data, and spatial analysis issues. Five-minute presentations.
Discussants: Stuart Sweeney, Michael Goodchild, Keith Clarke, Stephen Matthews

Note: Computer lab logistics and laptop software/data checks to occur on an individual basis throughout the day.

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Participant PowerPoint Presentations 1:15-3:00pm
Discussants: Stuart Sweeney, Michael Goodchild, Keith Clarke, Stephen Matthews

Foundations of Spatial Demography - Stephen Matthews
Spatial Demography: Methods, Applications, and Resources
Spatial Demography References

Background Reading (password protected):
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) recently had a special issue on "Spatial Demography" (3.3kb)
Comparison of a spatial approach with the multilevel approach for investigating place effects on health: the example of healthcare utilisation in France - Basile Chaix, Juan Merlo, and Pierre Chauvin (531kb)
Spatial Demography - Kenneth W. Wachter (101kb)
The Examination of Neigborhood Effects on Health: Conceptual and Methodological Issues Related to the Presence of Multiple Levels of Organization (252kb)
Demography as a Spatial Social Science - Paul R. Voss (253kb)
GIS and Spatial Demography - Stephen A. Matthews (33kb)

Evening: 5:30 - 7:30pm

Presentations Reception Dinner - Faculty Club

Tuesday, July 11

Morning: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Star Lab

Introduction to ArcGIS 9.x - Led by Jim Detwiler, assisted by Jeff Hemphill, Enki Yoo.
Exploring GIS Concepts
Displaying Data

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Location: Star Lab

Introduction to ArcGIS 9.x - Led by Jim Detwiler, assisted by Jeff Hemphill, Enki Yoo.
Querying your database
Working with spatial data

Evening: 5:30pm

Dinner with workshop instructors

Wednesday, July 12

Morning: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Introduction to ArcGIS 9.x - Led by Jim Detwiler, assisted by Jeff Hemphill, Enki Yoo.
Working with tables
Editing data

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Introduction to ArcGIS 9.x - Led by Jim Detwiler, assisted by Jeff Hemphill, Enki Yoo.
Working with geo-referenced data
Presenting data
Geo-coding and address matching

Evening

Free Time

Thursday, July 13

Morning Hike: 6:00am

Hike with Mike in the Santa Ynez Mountains

Morning: 9:00am - 10:35am

The Nature of Spatial Data - Keith Clarke

Morning: 10:45am - 12:00pm

Geocoding Exercises - Sarah Battersby, Jeff Hemphill, Enki Yoo

Census Data Exercise - Sarah Battersby, Jeff Hemphill, Enki Yoo

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

An Overview of Spatial Analysis - Stuart Sweeney

Controlling for Spatial Dependency using Multilevel Models - William Pan,
Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University

Background Reading (password protected):
Multiple membership multiple classification (MMMC) models (188kb)
Neighborhood Environments and Coronary Heart Disease: A Multilevel Analysis (1.4MB)
Multilevel Models in the Study of Dynamic Household Structures (72kb)
Applied Multilevel Analysis (700kb)
Multilevel modelling of the geographical distributions of diseases (207kb)
Invited Commentary: Advancing Theory and Methods for Multilevel Models of Residential Neighborhoods and Health (82kb)
Tutorial in Biostatistics An Introduction to Hierarchical Linear Modelling (217kb)

Evening: 5:30pm

Working Dinner with Instructors

Friday, July 14

Morning: 9:00am - 10:45pm

Lab Exercises with GeoDa and R - Stuart Sweeney, William Pan, Kathryn Grace, and Enki Yoo

Background Reading (password protected):
http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~sweeney/popsci.html
GeoDa: An Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis (522kb)
Under the Hood. Issues in the Specification and Interpretation of Spatial Regression Models (172kb)
Robust point-pattern inference from spatially censored data (631kb)
A descriptive analysis of discrete U.S. industrial complexes (2.9MB)
spatstat: An R Package for Analyzing Spatial Point Patterns (1.1MB)
Fitting a Multilevel Linear Model in R (123kb)
Multilevel Linear Model in R Exercise (46kb) Links:
Spatial Analysis Lab (Luc Anselin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
SPATSTAT (Adrian Baddeley, University of Western Australia)
STARS (Serge Rey, San Diego State University)

Introduction to Mapping Social Science Data - Jeremy Crampton 11:00am - 12:00pm

Background Reading (password protected):
What is GIScience? (60kb)
The Scientific Method An Exercise Using Google Earth
(164kb)

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Issues, Limitations, and Problems - Michael Goodchild

Future Directions in GIS and Spatial Analysis - Michael Goodchild

Background Reading (password protected):
(140kb)
Query, measurement, and transformation (14MB)
Descriptive summary, design, and inference (14MB)
Spatial modeling with GIS (8MB)
Areal Interpolation and Spatial Convolution (623kb)
The Spatial Web: Visions for a Geospatial World (4.7MB)

Evening

Free Time

Saturday, July 15

All Day

Free Time

 

Week Two

Sunday, July 16

Morning

Freetime

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:00pm

Using GPS in Field Research - Keith Clarke, Sarah Battersby, and Jeff Hemphill

Information and Links:
Geocaching
USGS GPS Fact Sheet
The Geographer's Craft GPS Page
US GPS base stations network
Low cost GPS
Real World PacMan game

 

Evening: 5:30pm

BBQ and GPS Project Debriefing

Monday, July 17

Morning: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Mapping Social Science Data - Jeremy Crampton

Cartographic Process and the Creation of Spatial Knowledge - Jeremy Crampton

Cartographic Exercise - Jeremy Crampton, Sarah Battersby, Jeff Hemphill

Background Reading (password protected):
Mapping Social Science Data
GIS and the Components of a map - Making a map in 15 minutes (108kb)

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Cartographic Exercise - Jeremy Crampton, Sarah Battersby, Jeff Hemphill

Individual Projects and Consultation - 3:30

Evening: 5:30pm

Working Dinner with Instructors

Tuesday, July 18

Morning Surf: 6:00am

Surf with Stuart

Morning: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Geo-Visualization and Data Exploration - Jeremy Crampton

Background Reading (password protected):
Geovisualization and Data Exploration Geovisualization

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Mapping Flows - Waldo Tobler

Individual Projects and Consultation 2:30-5:30pm

Evening: 5:30pm

Working Dinner with Instructors

Wednesday, July 19

Morning: 9:00am - 11:00pm

Spatializing Social Networks - Carter Butts,
University of California, Irvine (2.2mb)

Individual Projects and Scheduled Consultations11:00am-12:00pm

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Individual Projects - In lab all afternoon

Scheduled Consultations, 1:15-5:30pm

Evening: 5:30pm

Working Dinner with Instructors

Thursday, July 20

Morning: 9:00am - 10:30am

Putting Place and Space into Demographic Analysis - John Weeks, International Population Center, San Diego State University

Background Reading (password protected):
The Role of Spatial Analysis in Demographic Research (4.9MB)
The Fertility Transition in Egypt: Intraurban Patterns in Cairo (4.9MB)

Individual Projects and Consultation- 10:45am - 12:00pm

Afternoon: 1:15 - 5:15pm

Individual Projects and Consultation

Evening: 5:30pm

Working Dinner with Instructors

Friday, July 21

Morning: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Conference Program (258kb)

Conference on Spatial Demography - (Lobero Room, University Center)

Introduction - Don Janelle

Session I: Spatial Inequality and Racial/Socioeconomic Factors

Break

Session II: Health Risk Assessment and Public Health

Afternoon: 1:30 - 4:30pm

Conference on Spatial Demography

Session III: Human-Environment Interaction, Population, and Public Policy

Break

Session IV: Modeling Disease Processes, and Epidemiology

Closing Thoughts - Don Janelle, 4:00

Certificates of Completion from CSISS and ESRI, 4:15

Evening: 7:00pm

Workshop Debriefing Dinner

Saturday, July 22

Morning

Departure Day