2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 1900 - Introduction to Geographic Information Science


This course introduces Geographic Information Science (GIS) as a powerful mapping and analytical tool. Topics include GISc data structure, map projections, and fundamental GISc techniques for spatial analysis. Laboratory exercises concentrate on applying concepts presented in lectures and incorporate two widely used GISc software packages - IDRISI (created by Clarklabs) and ArcGIS (created by ESRI). These exercises include examples of GISc applications in environmental modeling, socio-demographic change and site suitability analyses. Although the course is computer-intensive, no programming background is required.

Course Designation/Attribute: FA (summer only)

Anticipated Terms Offered: varies