Introduction to Principles of Geographic Information Systems

This course will introduce students to fundamental software capabilities of geographic information systems (GIS), along with the underlying conceptual framework. Topics include origins, development, and methods of cartography, components of a GIS, the nature and characteristics of spatial data, methods of data capture and sources of data, review of typical GIS operations and applications. Producing useful, aesthetically pleasing maps will be an integral part of the course. ArcGIS software will be used for this course. May be repeated up to 4 credits.

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Institution: New Mexico State University at Alamagordo

Semesters Offered: Fall 2017

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Introduction to Principles of Geographic Information Systems (OEGS 181)
Phone: 5754393851
Email: gdb@nmsu.edu
Web: nmsua.edu