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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.
- 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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWMann Library B30A
Recommended prerequisite: PLSCS 4110.
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