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Geographical Information Systems (Gis) for Environmental Management (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Jim Peterson

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Conceptual identification of spatial analysis methods for producing user-defined maps from a range of geocoded digital data. Methods in thematic mapping across a range of natural science applications. Content is arranged to facilitate reading, discussion and practical work using vector and raster digital data as input to computer-based geographical information systems.Includes use of satellite imagery.

Assessment: Written (2500 words): 25% + Practical examination and practical exercises: 50% + Examination (2 hours): 25%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week (three 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour practical per fortnight)

Prohibitions: GES3820

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