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SLE332 - Geographic Information Systems for Environmental Scientists

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQB331

Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in S393, S398

Unit chair:

Desley Whisson

Prerequisite:

One of SLE239, SLE202 or SLE207

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 2 x 2 hour practicals per trimester.

Content

The principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their application to environmental science will be described.  The unit will cover spatial data types and their collection, data manipulation and integration, spatial analysis and display.  Student will complete practical exercises to achieve basic competency in widely used GIS software.  They will then apply their knowledge and skills in GIS to address a real environmental issue or question.

Assessment

 GIS exercises (5 x 4%) 20%, GIS project 50%, examination 30%

Unit Fee Information

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