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SLE332 - Geographic Information Systems

Offering information:

Not offered in 2014 (available in 2015)

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:

SQB331

Unit chair:

D Whisson

Prerequisite:

SLE239

Incompatible with:

SLE732

Contact hours: 1 x 4 hour classes/practical per week
Note:

Enrolment quota 40 - software restrictions. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The principles of spatial analysis and mapping using GIS will be described. The unit will cover data collection, input, storage and retrieval, analysis and display. Students should achieve basic software competency based on exercises using widely used software packages. Practical exercises will demonstrate the application of GIS to a range of ecological applications. Applications involving integration of GPS, GIS and remote sensing will be emphasised.

Assessment

Examination 40%, three assignments (15%, 15%, 30%) 60%

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