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Sinclair College

GEO 1105 Geospatial Awareness

Introduction to the fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIS &T) including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems(GPS), cartography, remote sensing, and spatial analysis. Exploration of how geospatial technologies are used in addressing human and environmental issues. Overview of careers in Geospatial Technology.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Geography
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Describe and explain the historical development of GIS & T and how GIS& T helps to solve problems in a spatial context.
  • Describe and explain how the relationship between GIS and other technologies have an impact on future development and careers.
  • Describe the fundamental concepts and applications of geospatial technology, including the problems and challenges of representing change over space and time.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1