Urban Studies Junior Colloquium (Baics)

Workshop #1 (Excel):

Please download this spreadsheet and step-by-step guide.

Workshop #2 (Intro Spatial Mapping):

Here are some spatial mapping resources that may be of use in completing the assignments for this course:

  1. Here is a guide to using Social Explorer to generate maps using US Census data, including ACS data
  2. The NYC Census FactFinder is a valuable resource for determining neighborhood boundaries
  3. Here is a guide to finding historical US Census data using the National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) database
  • Here is an example dataset containing NHGIS historical time series data for St. Louis and the associated metadata