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GIS211 - INTERMEDIATE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)

Topics Covered

 1. GIS data collection
    A.  Downloading large files
    B.  Government data sources
    C.  TIGER
 2. GIS data translation
    A.  Non-standard data formats
 3. Digitizing
    A.  HUD digitizing
    B.  Tablet digitizing
 4. GPS
    A.  Advantages and disadvantages
    B.  Importing GPS data
    C.  Field data collection methods
 5. Topology
    A.  Influences on data collection
    B.  Data accuracy concerns
 6. Advanced GIS cartography
    A.  Advanced GIS cartographic tools
    B.  Color ramping
    C.  Standard maps
 7. Programming in GIS
    A.  Modifying GIS functions
    B.  Problem solving/debugging
 8. Raster data
    A.  Advantages and disadvantages
    B.  Digital terrain models
    C.  Government supplied data sources
 9. Group GIS project
    A.  Combining data and scripts
    B.  Collaborative learning

 1. GIS data collection
    A.  Downloading large files
    B.  Government data sources
    C.  TIGER
 2. GIS data translation
    A.  Non-standard data formats
 3. Digitizing
    A.  HUD digitizing
    B.  Tablet digitizing
 4. GPS
    A.  Advantages and disadvantages
    B.  Importing GPS data
    C.  Field data collection methods
 5. Topology
    A.  Influences on data collection
    B.  Data accuracy concerns
 6. Advanced GIS cartography
    A.  Advanced GIS cartographic tools
    B.  Color ramping
    C.  Standard maps
 7. Programming in GIS
    A.  Modifying GIS functions
    B.  Problem solving/debugging
 8. Raster data
    A.  Advantages and disadvantages
    B.  Digital terrain models
    C.  Government supplied data sources
 9. Group GIS project
    A.  Combining data and scripts
    B.  Collaborative learning

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