This course introduces the concepts of spatial data creation, editing, and analysis using GIS software. Emphasis is placed on spatial concepts and understanding and utilizing standard operation procedures. Topics covered include coordinate systems, topological editing, metadata, overlay analysis, and cartography. Technical proficiency is a primary objective of the course reinforced by significant practical exercises utilizing GIS software.
At the end of the course, you’re expected to:
- Apply knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of spatial data analysis.
- Use basic and advanced GIS analysis techniques.
- Create effective maps and figures.
- Implement practices to promote spatial data integrity.