Course Description

Environmental and other data are often spatially distributed. GIS deals with storage, manipulation, and analysis of any data that can be represented on a map. Learn about: file formats and data types, overlay analysis, neighbourhood operations, modelling, presentation of results, and other valuable GIS techniques. Theory applies to GIS in general.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Determine what types of files can be loaded in a GIS
  • How GPS can be used within a GIS environment
  • Locate geographic files for specific purposes
  • Understand discrepancies between NAD 27 and NAD 83
  • Operate a mapping program

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jan 28, 2020 to Mar 31, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $550.00
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required.
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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