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GEOG XL 170
This course is a project-based exploration of advanced topics in GIS and geospatial technology, with a focus upon spatial modeling, advanced spatial analysis and geoprocessing, spatial data manipulation, and geocomputation.
GEOG X 174
This course offers instruction in advanced programmatic image processing and analysis operations applicable to remotely sensed geographic data (satellite and aerial platforms) using the Google Earth Engine and ArcGIS for Desktop platforms.
GEOG XL 167
This course introduces the methods, techniques and considerations behind geographic data visualization and Web based mapping. We will explore constructing narratives using maps with Esri's ArcGIS Story Map platform. It focuses upon data science, scientific communication, and the cartographic process, and in particular, considerations surrounding cartographic data visualization strategies.
GEOG UL 799
This free information session, conducted entirely online, provides a comprehensive overview of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program, including a discussion with a GIS instructor, career insights, sample videos and more.
Format: Information Session
GEOG XL 173
This course introduces the theory, techniques, and logic behind GIS programming and its applications using the Python programming language and open source GIS software libraries.
GEOG XL 168
This intermediate course reinforces and introduces additional key geographic concepts and techniques related to GIS, including coordinate systems, data management, spatial databases, geoprocessing, raster processing and analysis, digitizing and various types of spatial analysis.
GEOG XL 7
This introductory course focuses on fundamental principles and concepts behind the use and application of geographic information systems (GIS). Students will learn how to think spatially, become familiar with information technology, produce maps, communicate effectively using spatial information, and conduct data analysis with GIS.
GEOG XL 169
This course provides an introduction to the rapidly growing field of remote sensing and image analysis, which primarily involves environmental monitoring and Earth observation from space. Practical applications provided throughout the course.
GEOG X 191B
GEOG X 191A
This course introduces the concepts and techniques fundamental to Web-based GIS mapping, which refers to the rapidly growing field involving the development of interactive maps for desktop and mobile users of the World Wide Web. Develop interactive Web maps and applications using ArcGIS Online and Mapbox Studio.