Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

This course teaches the concepts, principles, approaches, techniques, and technologies of geographic information systems (GIS)The specific topics include essential elements of a GIS, hardware requirements and system integration, technologies and techniques for acquiring spatial data, spatial data models, data structures, data formats, database models, spatial analysis and modeling, cartographic design, implementation of a GIS, and environmental and socioeconomic applications. Hands-on exercises on ArcView are assigned each week. A term project on the use of a GIS in solving a specific environmental or socio-economic problem is required.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
0
Subject: 
Urban Planning and Community Development
Number: 
UPCD623L-02Z
Semester: 
Summer 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017
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