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TitleIntroduction to Geographic Information Systems
Course NumberGIS 2040
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.
DescriptionThis course teaches fundamental concepts and techniques of geographic information systems (GIS). It covers basic concepts such as map projections, spatial data models, relational databases, spatial analysis, and visualization of spatially distributed data and phenomena. The applications of GIS are presented. Future issues for GIS and state-of-the-art technology are also discussed.
InstructorJose Lopez-Baquero
OfficeAdvanced Technology Center, Room 161 (ATC 161)
Instructor Emailjlopezbaq@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 x 4012
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsThis is a blended learning class. Class meets Tuesdays at 3:30-5:15pm in Advanced Technology Center, Room 315 (ATC 315)
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
American Disability Statement:
Any student who feels she or he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 850-872-3834 or in the Student Union East room 59. The Office of Disability Support Services will coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.