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EV3502 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences (pre 2015)

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

  • understanding of advanced spatial concepts and alaylses;
  • design and execution of spatial analysis in both vector and raster GIS;
  • principles of field mapping, error management and effecticve communication in GIS.
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 11-Dec-2014
Face to face teaching 08-Dec-2014 to 17-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Dr James Moloney
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 40 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); essays (prelim essay) (10%); assignments (on course assessment) (60%).

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.