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2021-2022 UMA Catalog 
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TEM 521 - Geographic Information Systems 1

3 CR

Students will build an understanding of the fundamentals of a GIS, how to use a specific GIS software system, ArcGIS, and to define and complete a simple GIS project using existing data. This computer-intensive course includes the following topics: basic geography and map concepts, what a GIS is, data sources, data quality, databases, data classification, vector and raster data, spatial analysis, project management, cartographic communication, projections, datums, coordinates, and ethics.

Prerequisite(s): Graduate Standing or Permission of Instructor.

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