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Courses - Fall 2019
GEOG
Geographical Sciences Department Site
GEOG654
GIS and Spatial Modeling
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: GEOG653.
Restriction: Must be in Geospatial Information Sciences (Master's) program; or must be in Graduate Certificate: Professional Studies-Geospatial Information Sciences.
Provide foundations and understanding on various issues related to modeling and simulation in GIS context. It will addresses the concepts, tools, and techniques of GIS modeling, and presents modeling concepts and theory as well as provides opportunities for hands-on model design, construction, and application. The focus will be on raster-based modeling. This course is also application-orientated, particularly in these fields such as terrain modeling, LULC modeling, hydrological modeling, suitability modeling, etc.
For permission to enroll, contact geog-gis@umd.edu. Students must pay a $40.00 lab fee.