Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS) - Space, Place and Geographic Information Systems GEOG 2006   Space, Place and Geographic Information Systems
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Planners use Geographical Information systems (GIS) for data collection, coordination, and analysis. Properly interpreted, GIS data contribute to informed decision-making. this course explores the application of GIS in planning within a project-centred setting. Students learn to use GIS to address and use and site planning issues. The course also considers mapping standards used within the field of planning, and examines legal, privacy, and ethical implications of using GIS data in the public realm.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LECTURE HOURS PER WEEK: 3
LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 3
PREREQUISITES: PLAN/GEOG 2001
CROSS-LISTING: PLAN 2006.03