GEOG205-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Science

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 May 2019

Description

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide the tools for managing, analysing and presenting spatial information in an intuitive and graphical way. This course provides students with an introduction to the fundamental concepts, principles and techniques of GIS. The course examines the use of geographic technology, including global positioning systems as well as GIS. It also introduces you to GIS and GPS software skills, including ArcView.

Update: The main software used in the course is now Esri ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap), as well as Harris Geospatial ENVI for remote sensing / image processing.

Pre-requisites

45 points at 100-level or
above, from any degree schedule.

Restrictions

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 005 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 102 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
02 Wednesday 11:00 - 14:00 Ernest Rutherford 211 GIS Comp Lab 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
03 Friday 08:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 211 GIS Comp Lab 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
04 Wednesday 08:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 211 GIS Comp Lab 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
05 Friday 11:00 - 14:00 Ernest Rutherford 211 GIS Comp Lab 25 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun

Course Coordinator

Ioannis Delikostidis

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $850.00

International fee $4,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Earth and Environment on the department and colleges page.

All GEOG205 Occurrences

  • GEOG205-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019