GEO 506 Geographic Information Systems

Ling Bian

Covers the development and basic principles of geographic information systems and practical experience in the use of these systems, and also the technology used to represent observations about the geographic world. Students will learn to identify and describe hardware components of GIS; state differences between database models; describe and evaluate typical GIS operations; identify types of GIS products; identify various applications of GIS; and understand differences between raster and vector systems.