GEOG 250 - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
This course provides an introduction to the fundamental theories and concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The course content will include data input, storage and editing, spatial data structures, analytical functions of a GIS, data output, management of GIS, and applications of GIS. Laboratory exercises will complement the theory presented in the lectures.
Participants will use a commercial GIS software product (ArcGIS) and gain a reasonable proficiency with that package.
Prerequisite: Strong computer skills (Window environment)