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EV3502 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject introduces participants to more advanced forms of spatial analysis, in both theory and practice. Topics to be covered include: raster modelling; spatial interpolation and terrain modellng; landscape ecology applications; spatial statistics; data quality and error analysis; GPS mapping; Web GIS design and development.

Learning Outcomes

  • create, integrate and manage data from diverse sources;
  • explain important geospatial concepts and/or tools;
  • design and execute spatial analysis in both vector and raster GIS;
  • use GIS to solve a real world problem and communicate the results effectively.
Prerequisites: AT LEAST 12 CREDITS AT LEVEL 2 INCLUDING EV2502. ALLOW CONCURRENT ENROLMENT FOR EV2502
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV5502 GE3502 GE5502 TG3110 TG5102

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 11
Census Date 06-Dec-2018
Face to face teaching 03-Dec-2018 to 11-Dec-2018 (Weekends excluded. Two weeks of online learning and assessment prior to the Face to Face component and self directed study after the face to face component ends)
Coord/Lect: Dr Karen Joyce.
Contact hours:
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
    Assessment: end of semester exam (25%); assignments (25%); final report (50%).

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.