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

ESCI 25000 - Intro to Geographic Info Systems (GIS)

Course Credit: 1
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems A lab-intensive introduction to the basic concepts in computer-based GIS. Students will learn how acquire, design, read, and analyze spatial data in order to solve problems in a variety of disciplines, with emphasis on the natural and environmental sciences. They will also learn basic principles of cartography (map-making) and data presentation. The primary platform used will be ArcMap by ESRI and Microsoft Excel, but the techniques learned are applicable to other software packages. Three hours of lecture weekly. [MNS]