GEO 208 - Introductory Mapping and Geographic Information Science

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Introduces the field of geographic information science, concepts of projections, coordinate systems, scale and direction.Acquires and maps digital spatial data. Introduces earth images and remote sensing data. Provides the fundamental skills, background concepts, and software exposure to mapping and geographic information science. This course is cross-listed with GIS 208. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Introduce students to maps and mapping as well as to expose them to geographic information systems software. Expose students to the dynamics of visualizing spatial data from numerous disciplines (e.g. business, health, science).

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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