GEOG 658 (6SY) - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Intro Geographic Info Systems

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Geography
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   1  
CRN: 51214
Introduces the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for natural resources and related fields. Data models/structures, map projections, data input/output/storage, data analysis/modeling, interpolation, and data quality/standards. Hands-on lab using ArcGIS software. Students are strongly encouraged to complete an introductory course in statistics before enrolling in course. Restricted to GEOG majors or permission. (Also offered as NR 658).
Section Comments: Also listed as NR 658.06
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): NR 658
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: GEOGRAPHY
Instructors: Russell Congalton

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 11:10am - 12:00pm ONLINE
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 R 3:10pm - 5:00pm JAMS G45
Additional Course Details: 

Two books are required for this course and must be purchased before classes begin as both will be used during the very first week of class. These books are:

1- Bolstad, P. 2019. GIS Fundamentals, 6th edition. ISBN 978-1-59399-552-2  and   
2- Gorr and Kurland. 2020. GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.6, ISBN 978-1-58948-589-1

 

Booklist

1- Bolstad, P. 2019. GIS Fundamentals, 6th edition. ISBN 978-1-59399-552-2 and 2- Gorr and Kurland. 2020. GIS Tutorial for ArcGIS Pro 2.6, ISBN 978-1-58948-589-1