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Courses - Winter 2019
GEOG
Geographical Sciences Department Site
GEOG788X
Selected Topics in Geography; Introduction to GIS in the Era of Big Data
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Also offered as GEOG498X. Credit only granted for GEOG788X or GEOG498X.

An introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that are used to gather, analyze and present geospatial information in the era of big data. Topics include the basics of geospatial data; fundamentals of big data; locational reference systems; the Global Positioning System; data analysis, interpretation and visualization methods.