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GIS 111 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


STANDARD CREDIT TYPE
3 credit(s)

Geographic Information System (GIS) has revolutionized transportation systems, urban and rural planning, and agricultural management by making them more efficient. If you have ever looked up driving directions online or used Google Earth; you have used a GIS system. The objective of the course is to help you understand what is GIS, object representation, data structure, and GIS capabilities. Data structure will introduce vector and raster data, and how these data structure work. The GIS capabilities section will introduce different methods for analyzing and manipulating mapped (spatial) data such as querying data, creating buffer zones, and joining spatial data. At the conclusion of this course, you will have an understanding of GIS and its capabilities.





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