UPCD623L-02Z Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (with Jun Zhu)
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.
Crosslisted: EEOS 623L and UPCD 623L are the same course.
Lab Fee: $175
Registration for Summer 2017 is closed.