ES 510: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

2000-01-01 -

Updated Restrictions.

Synonym:

86420 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

Jonathan Atwood

Credits:

3

Seats:

6

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 9/8 (1:30PM-6:29PM)
Sun 9/30 (1:30PM-6:29PM)
Sun 10/14 (1:30PM-6:29PM)
Sat 11/3 (1:30PM-6:29PM)
Sun 11/4 (1:30PM-6:29PM)
Sat 12/8 (1:30PM-6:29PM)
Sun 12/9 (1:30PM-6:29PM)

Description:

Competency Areas: Required of and Restricted to Fall 2012 RMC-W ASJS, CB, Cert, EE, SDCC, SDS - Methods

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.