GEOG 2210: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

A laboratory science course that introduces students to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students explore the theoretical underpinnings of geographical information science and apply this knowledge to the creation of a map portfolio through labs and a major project. Topics covered include spatial measurement, geodesy, map projections, cartography, and remote sensing. In the lab component, students will utilize GIS software, through various applications and commands, to analyze applied problems in geographically related phenomena.

This course is recommended to students interested in using spatial data collection and analysis to solve applied problems within their discipline.

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