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INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES

GISC101

Description

In this course, students will explore key concepts used in Geospatial Technologies. Topics include the use of scale, coordinate systems, geodesy, direction, projections, traditional land surveying techniques, and global positioning systems (GPS). Students explore the fundamental knowledge and techniques used in Geospatial Technology careers. This course also introduces students to remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and cartography to start identifying and quantifying environmental patterns. Students will critically evaluate information and use quantitative reasoning skills such as patterns with urban heating in relationship to heat stress on a population. Students who finish this course are prepared to continue on to GISC 201 Geographical Information Systems for a Changing World.

Dates

Oct 5, 2020 — Nov 8, 2020

Feb 15, 2021 — Mar 21, 2021

May 25, 2020 — Jun 28, 2020

May 24, 2021 — Jun 27, 2021

Location

Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410