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GEOG 406. Thematic Cartography

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Statistical mapping of spatial data, advanced manual and computer techniques. Topical.
Prerequisites: GEOG 316
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain and employ proper map projections, statistics, and basic map elements in their thematic maps.
2. Evaluate quantitative data sources and apply the correct thematic map type that matches the data.
3. Assess and evaluate qualities of thematic maps that make them effective or ineffective.
4. Create thematic maps using modern GIS software.

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