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GEOG 316. Geographic Information Systems

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Concepts of GIS, including the capture, preprocessing, storage, manipulation, and display of spatial data.
Prerequisites: GEOG 216
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the nature and use of digital data models.
2. Contrast the differences between coordinate projection systems, as well as apply these principles to GIS Databases.
3. Construct geodatabases through editing operations; particularly those of data capture and conversion.
4. Demonstrate the ability to link nongeographic data to geographically referenced locational data.
5. Relate the concepts of spatial data analysis as applied on both vector and raster datasets.

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