ES 510: Geographic Informations Systems (GIS)

Synonym:

66304 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Farshad Farashahi

Credits:

3

Seats:

12

Semester:

Spring 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Fridays 1/22 - 5/7 (5:30PM-7:59PM)

Description:

Competency Areas: RMC - Required Alternate; Cert, EAO, EE & IND - Elective
Restricted to RMC FL09 & SP 10 students from December 8 - 16; open to all ES students on December 17.

This is an introductory course in the use of GIS software to create, manage and work with spatially explicit data. The class will explore how to access GIS information available on the WWW, extract and analyze data using ArcGIS 9.x software, understand limitations associated with various data sources, technical vocabulary, and preparation of maps for digital presentations. Note: Please check the SAKAI course folder for pre-class readings and assignments. This is a computer based course with emphasis on the language of GIS and real world application.