Geographical Information Systems (Advanced)

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Credits

30

Module code

GE42010

Aims

  • To provide an applied introduction to the central concepts and principles of GIS, and a range of key GIS functions and techniques.
  • To provide a hands-on introduction to GIS software, focussed on the ArcGIS software suite.
  • To develop guided practical experience of use of GIS software in geographical and environmental research.
  • To introduce key GIS data types and sources.
  • To signpost and showcase some recent developments in the related field of Geographic Information Science (GISci).