PLSCS 4200

PLSCS 4200

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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  or previous experience with GIS or permission of instructor.

Outcomes
  • Select appropriate spatial data models and scales for diverse application environments.
  • Demonstrate proficiency at designing and developing a geospatial database.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with geospatial data processing.
  • Demonstrate proficiency at applying knowledge of coordinate systems, projections, and datums.
  • Conduct an independent applications-based project.
  • Develop and present an oral and collaborative group project.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3611PLSCS 4200  LEC 001

  • Recommended prerequisite: PLSCS 4110.