Prerequisite: one of the following: 38:170, 42:160, or permission of Instructor.
This course is designed as an introductory level GIS course for students who plan to work with GPS and other map data in their chosen field of study. Students are introduced to the types and characteristics of map data with an emphasis on the principles of cartographic design (i.e. map production) and data visualization using geographic information systems.
Cross-registered with (Geology) 42:286.
3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week, one term.