2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

IDCE 388 - Advanced Vector GIS

This course builds upon the concepts introduced in Introduction to GIS, and focuses on the advanced vector GIS analysis. Topics include geoprocessing, coordinate systems and projections, spatial statistics, network analysis, geocoding, density mapping, space-time analysis and spatial clustering. Each week includes lectures and a computer lab that focuses on GIS applications in natural resource management, global change, environmental justice, urban and environmental planning, public health, and census data analysis. Students use ArcPro, GeoDa or QGIS software to complete weekly in-class demos and homework assignments. Final project is required. Knowledge of basic statistics is useful. This is a required course for MSGIS Program and counts as a skills course for other IDCE Masters programs.

Prerequisite: Geog190/IDCE310 Intro GIS.

Prerequisites: GEOG 190 /IDCE 310 .

Anticipated Terms Offered: Fall or Spring