University Of New South Wales

Geographic Information Systems And Science

GEOS 2821

Iowa State Course Substitution

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

C R P 451

Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
4.0
Semester:
Spring
Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Course Description:
The aim of this course is to provide both a solid theoretical understanding and a comprehensive practical introduction to the use of geographic information systems and science in the analysis of digital spatial data, simple modelling using digital spatial data, and in decision support using commercially available software. Topics covered in the course provide a comprehensive overview of the analytical treatment of digital geographic information including: sources; storage, representation and visualisation; analysis to generate new information and knowledge; and their dissemination through avenues such as the internet. Conducted through a combination of lectures, computer laboratories, and field work.

Review

Evaluation Date:
January 9, 2015
Evaluated:
Francis Owusu
Comments: