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Course Details - Intro to GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

This course is an introduction to the theory and use of Geographic Information Systems, including the fundamental concepts of GIS, capabilities of GIS, and applications for dealing with spatial data. Topics include vector data input, data models, database design and database queries, sources of spatial information, spatial analysis, and cartographic display. These topics will be discussed within an environmental context using ArcGIS, a PC-based GIS software package. The course is presented in a lecture/laboratory format. Lab fee required. Offered Fall and Spring.

Course Information

Course ID: ES 66000 S01 Department: Environmental Science
Course Name: Intro to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Level: Graduate
Term: 2021 FALL (Session) Campus: MAIN
Credits: 4 Instructor: Geck, Jason Edward
Seats Remaining: 0 Total Lab Fees: $100.00
Start Date: 09/22/2021 End Date: 12/10/2021
    Census Date: 10/01/2021
* the course start date and end dates may be different than the first and last days in the teaching schedule.


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Book Title Author ISBN Number Required 
Mastering ArcGIS Pro Price, Maribeth978-1-260-58733-3 Yes

Teaching Schedule

Days: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, U=Sunday.
Instructor Room Start Date End Date Days Start Time End Time 
Geck, Jason EdwardGH-30809/22/202112/10/2021MW10:30 AM12:50 PM

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