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Geographic Information Systems (6919.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Science



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    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139244) - View

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    Geographic information systems (GIS) form the basis of modern spatial data storage, retrieval and analysis. The subject provides students with hands-on experience in the application of various GIS packages and their use in the assessment of earth and biological resources, and in land and environmental management.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. use and analyse spatially distributed data;

    2. use ArcMap GIS software package;

    3. assess earth and biological resources using GIS tools;

    4. analyse land and environmental management problems using GIS and remote sensing techniques

    Contact Hours

    Up to one two-hour lecture and one two-hour computer lab session per week.


    Data Analysis in Science.

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