GEOG 4370: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

This course explores the basic concepts of spatially referenced data and how these data are represented in, manipulated by, and presented with geographic information systems (GIS). Topics include the nature and accuracy of spatially referenced data, map projections, coordinate systems, map reference systems, raster/vector data representation, as well as methods of data capture, storage, retrieval, visualization, modeling and output using one or more PC-based GIS software packages. Pre-requisites: GEOG 1101 or 1111 and CSCI 1100 or 1301