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Courses - Fall 2019
GEOG
Geographical Sciences Department Site
GEOG475
Computer Cartography
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: GEOG373 and GEOG306.
Credit only granted for: GEOG471 or GEOG475.
Formerly: GEOG471.
An overview of the basic concepts and techniques that underlie digital map making and the broader field of geographic visualization for intermediate GIS users. This includes the use of color, map symbolization, map layout, and also the contribution to geographic visualization from the fields of scientific visualization, information visualization, and cognition. Fundamentals of dynamic map design and web mapping will be introduced through the use of animated and interactive maps.
Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory materials fee.