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GIS211 - INTERMEDIATE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)

Topics Covered


  1. GIS data collection/Sources

    1. Downloading large files

    2. Government & Public data sources

    3. TIGER


  2. GIS data translation

    1. Non-standard data formats


  3. Digitizing and  Data Entry

    1. HUD and Tablet digitizing

    2. Entry of tabular data


  4. GPS

    1. Advantages and disadvantages

    2. Importing GPS data

    3. Field data collection methods


  5. Topology

    1. Influences on data collection

    2. Data accuracy concerns


  6. Advanced GIS cartography

    1. Advanced GIS cartographic tools

    2. Color ramping

    3. Standard maps

    VII. Programming in GIS

    1. Modifying GIS functions

    2. Problem solving/debugging


  7. Raster data

    1. Advantages and disadvantages

    2. Digital terrain models

    3. Government supplied data sources


  8. Group GIS project

    1. Combining spatial data, tabular data and scripts

    2. Collaborative learning



  1.  GIS data collection/Sources


    1. Downloading large files

    2. Government & Public data sources

    3. Private Sources


  2. GIS data translation


    1. Non-standard data formats


  3. Digitizing & Data Entry


    1. HUD & Tablet digitizing

    2. Entry of tabular data


  4. GPS


    1. Advantages and disadvantages

    2. Importing GPS data

    3. Field data collection methods


  5. Topology


    1. Influences on data collection

    2. Data accuracy concerns


  6. Advanced GIS cartography


    1. Advanced GIS cartographic tools

    2. Color ramping

    3. Standard maps


  7. Programming in GIS


    1. Modifying GIS functions

    2. Problem solving/debugging


  8. Raster data


    1. Advantages and disadvantages

    2. Digital terrain models

    3. Government supplied data sources


  9. Group GIS project


    1. Combining spatial data, tabular data and scripts

    2. Collaborative learning

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