SU1450 - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) I

This is the first of two GIS courses and focuses on introducing GIS and its components. The course introduces the GIS and its interlink with the real world. Geospatial data and its influence on maps are explained. The various types of data models and geodatabases are introduced as well as database management. The use of GIS as a facility management tool is addressed with emphasis on the combining of the various themes to answer posed questions. The application of Web and Mobile GIS are explored and their influence on the evolution of GIS is discussed.

Prerequisite(s): SU1320, SU2500

This course is offered in the following programs:
Geomatics/Surveying Engineering Technology (Co-op)