SO432--Geographical Information Systems


Geographical Information Systems (GIS) use computers to manipulate geographic data, combining maps and data bases.  This course examines the basics of map projection and datums, raster and vector data bases, and the design, manipulation, and analysis of geographic data. We will discuss the use of remote sensing to collect data and provide background maps, and the use of digital elevation models to provide a framework for 3D display.


Spring 2014 Policy Statement   Syllabus    Project Exam 1 Exam 2   Power Point

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Fall 2012 Syllabus  Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2011 Syllabus Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2009 Objectives Lectures Labs  (different text) Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2008 Lectures Labs  Project (different text) Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2007   Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2006   Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2005   Exam 1 Exam2    
Fall 2004   Exam 1 Exam 2 Quiz TM  
Fall 2003   Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2001 Course syllabus (different text) Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 2000 Syllabus    Lesson objectives  (different text) Exam 1 Exam 2    
Fall 1999 (different text) Exam 1 Exam 2 Quizzes  

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Last Update:  1/5/2014