2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

GEO 363 GIS II: Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

Continues development of the student's understanding of GIS and extends understanding into spatial analysis. Fundamental concepts covered previously, including scale, earth models, map projections and coordinate systems, are also developed. New major concepts include Boolean logic, overlays, map algebra, binary modeling. Technical skill development focuses on data collection and integration, digitizing, and design of spatial data display. Primary emphasis on using real-world examples in GIS modeling and analysis. Prerequisite: GEO 202