Jul 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog
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B315 GIS Theory and Applications with Laboratory

2 credit(s)
The first half of this course introduces the basic concepts necessary to an understanding of geographic information systems (GIS) including their purpose, hardware, software, data bases, and applications. Special attention is paid to the concept of map projections, coordinate systems and geo-referencing data. The second half introduces and spurs the development of core competencies with the desktop GIA Arcview. Students learn how to conduct queries, undertake simple and complex spatial analyses and develop presentations, incorporating views, charts, and images, among others. Two lecture/mini-laboratory periods per week. Offered fall semester.



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