Geog 9022: Data Acquisition for GIS

This course explores various methods of capturing data for use in GIS, including digitizing from maps, digital photos, and satellite imagery; locating and reformatting existing digital data, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), scanning, image classification and address matching. Topics will include methods of attributing and concepts of data conversion, georeferencing, projections, and coordinate systems.

Event Date: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 08:30 to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 17:30
Location: 
HSS 290
Semester: 
Class format: 
Approximately 50% lecture, 50% software application.
Instructor: 
Andy Richardson
Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Geog 9003) or equivalent experience.