ES 510: Geographic Informations Systems (GIS)

Synonym:

52133 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Farshad Farashahi

Credits:

3

Seats:

12

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Thursdays 1/17 - 3/6 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thursdays 3/27 - 5/8 (5:00PM-7:59PM)

Description:

Competency Areas: RMC - Required Alternate; EAO, EE, IND & Cert - Elective
Restricted to RMC FL07 students December 4 - 14; open to all ES students after December 14.

This is an introductory course in the use of GIS software to create, manage and work with spatially explicit data. This class will explore how to access GIS information available on the WWW, extract and analyze quantitative data using ArcGIS 9.x software, understand limitations associated with various data sources and use software for preparation of maps. Note: Please check the FirstClass course folder for pre-class readings and assignments. $25 fee for manual and resource CD paid to ES Department.