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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ESCI 19901 - GIS Basic

Course Credit: 0.5
GIS Basics This half-credit, hands-on course is designed to introduce students from all backgrounds to the concepts that underpin Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students who complete this course will learn the basics of effectively using and displaying geographic data in both raster and vector formats. Topics covered will include importing and formatting geographic data, managing data projections, utlizing online data sources and GIS tools, and using fundamental cartographic concepts to create effective maps. Students who complete this course will be prepared for deeper exploration of GIS in ESCI 25000 (Introduction to Geographic Inforamtion Systems).