This course teaches concepts and applied techniques of Geographic Information System tools and technologies to solve real world Geospatial Science problems across multiple disciplines. Technical topics covered include geospatial data collection, quality, conversion, management, analysis, visualization, and dissemination. Students hands-on-lab and independent exercises use the latest version of ArcGIS software. Development and implementation of a project proposal and an independent project are completed by students to forward individual interests.
Additional Course Details:
Due to recent world events surrounding the COVID-19 crisis this class will be taught this summer as an on-line course. Technical topics to be covered include geospatial data types, quality, conversion, management, coordinate systems, editing, analysis, 2D and 3D mapping, and sharing. Student hands-on tutorials and independent exercises use the latest version of ESRI’s ArcGIS Pro software. Course requirements include: 1) Access to a personal computer (PC) connected to the internet and running a Microsoft Windows 7 operating system or later, 3) Local installation of course provided software. 3) Course text available as an eTextbook for rent or purchase on-line.