Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Geography and Planning
Introduces students to the use of computer-based Geographic Information Systems for the management and analysis of spatial data for map production. Topics include vector and raster data structures, spatial data acquisition, geo-referencing, spatial interpolation, overlay analysis, and modelling. Students obtain practical experience with Geographical Information Systems through a series of exercises.
Prerequisite(s): GEOG 222; or 99 credit units of University course work; or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students with credit for GEOG 412 may not take this course for credit. GEOG 412 has not been offered for more than ten years as of 2012.
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