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Term Winter 2018
Class URP 520
Class Title Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Description This course provides an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and how it may be applied to solve urban planning problems. Emphasis is on basic principles and concepts of GIS, theory and tools of spatial analysis, and broad exposure to GIS applications such as land use, infrastructure, and environmental planning. Topics include the history of GIS, hardware and software requirements, spatial data types, data formats and sources, spatial analysis techniques, making maps and reports, and fundamentals of database design
Prereq none entered yet
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective Yes
Meets Lecture: Tuesday/Thursday 2:30-3:30pm 2213 A&AB
Lab: 002 Thursday 4:30-7:00pm Duderstadt Center 3336 AC - ALT 1
003 Friday 8:30-11:00am Duderstadt Center 3336 AC - ALT 1
004 Friday 1:00-3:30pm Duderstadt Center 3336 AC - ALT 1
Credits 3
Faculty Lan Deng
Syllabus not available
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