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Principles of GIS (GISC 225)

  • College: Coll of Engineering Technology
  • Department: Surveying
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • This course has a lecture with 2 hours.
  • This course has a lab with 3 hours.

This course will explore fundamental principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its applications including hardware and software. Topics covered include: database concepts, algorithms to manage spatial data, cost benefit analysis, GIS project management, and digital data dissemination methods using internet technologies. Students will work with database management, raster and vector GIS applications software on various case studies including nature and environmental conservation, real estate administration, marketing and city management. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills. Typically Offered Spring.

 

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