GGR278 Geographical Information Systems

GGR278 Course Desciption

Course Description

Introduction to models of representation and management of geographical data for scientific analysis. Basic quantitative methods and techniques for geographic data analysis, including collection, manipulation, description and interpretation. Practical exercises using GIS and statistical software packages with examples drawn from both physical and human geography.

Credits: Science, Experimental Learning

Lecture hours: 24

Practicum hours: 12

Prerequisite: 4.0 credits including GGR272H5

This course was a great introduction to GIS. Although I have never worked in GIS before, the instructions were excellent and the professor really took the time to go over the material.

Soo Jung

Core Skills Developed

  • Raster and Vector Models
  • GPS and Data Collections
  • Map Interpretation