An introduction to the creation of maps (cartography) using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. Topics explored include the properties of maps, theories of map projection distortion, historical development of mapping, database manipulation, digital file maintenance and common GIS applications. Students will use a geographic information system to solve problems and to create, modify and publish map data and graphics. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (8.0). Requisite Courses: Take GEO-1152, GEO-1181. (Required, Previous).
GEO-2252 Geographic Information Systems I - 6.00 credits