Oct 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

GEOL 311: Advanced Geographic Information Systems


(1 Unit)
Prerequisite: GEOL 111  or permission of instructor.
The study of the more advanced capabilities of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Emphasizes spatial modeling and analysis using GIS software such as ArcView GIS. Topics include map algebra, point pattern analysis, network analysis, grid analysis and 3-D surface analysis. Students learn how to use these and other GIS tools for decision-making, model building and the effective use of maps. Lecture and laboratory. Offered in alternate years. McRivette.