Course Details

GISG 104 Geographic Information Science and Spatial Reasoning

2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 3 units
Grade Only

Description: This course is an introductory survey of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including cartography, remote sensing, spatial analysis, and global positioning systems (GPS). Emphasis is placed on the ways in which these technologies are applied to human and environmental problems. Students use spatial data to visualize information and identify spatial patterns and are introduced to map interpretation, georeferencing, and spatial data management. This course is designed for students and professionals who use GIS to better understand and analyze geographic data in their field.