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GEOG 356 Intro to Geographic Information Sys

Credits: 3
  • Or consent of instructor

Geographic information systems (GIS) are an increasingly important analysis tool in many fields. In this hands-on course, students develop spatial reasoning ability and sharpen their skills in analyzing spatial data. Topics covered include principles of storing, analyzing and displaying spatial data; procurement of spatial information, and data manipulation and display techniques. Students will learn practical applications of GIS and the use of common spatial analytical techniques.