Course Descriptions - 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

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 3
CROSS-LISTING: PLAN 2006.03