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Geography 417 – Advanced GIS (4)

Applications, scope, and benefits of GIS. Classification and components of GIS. Data acquisition. Data management. Data Errors. Implementation considerations.Knowledge and Skills Developed:

  • An in-depth understanding of the functionality and capability of geographic information systems.
  • Hands-on experience with management of metadata.
  • An advanced understanding of the concepts and issues underlying geographic information science.
  • Use of ArcGIS software for solving spatial problems.

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