PLSCS 4200

PLSCS 4200

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Principles and applications of geographic information systems for characterizing and assessing agronomic and environmental systems. Emphasizes accessing, updating, analyzing, and mapping geo-spatial data and information. Considers information needs assessment; spatial data accession; coordinate systems; spatial database design, construction, and maintenance; modeling and analysis; map accuracy assessment; and digital cartography.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: PLSCS 4110 but not required.

Outcomes
  • Understand the structure and function of geographic information systems.
  • Develop proficiency in coordinate systems, projections, and datums.
  • Understand the types of spatial data models and appropriate application environment.
  • Develop proficiency for developing a geospatial database.
  • Practice elementary and intermediate-level geospatial data processing methods.
  • Practice elementary and intermediate-level geospatial data analysis methods.
  • Increase awareness of geospatial data assessment and visualization methods.
  • Conduct an independent applications-based project.
  • Develop and present an oral, collaborative group project report.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4232PLSCS 4200  LEC 001

  • Recommended prerequisite: PLSCS 4110 but not required.

  •  4233PLSCS 4200  LAB 401

  •  4234PLSCS 4200  LAB 402