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Unit details

SLE732 - Geographic Information Systems

Enrolment modes:

Not offered from 2015

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

D Whisson

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SLE332

Contact hours:

1 x 4 hour classes/practical per week

Note:

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%

Unit Fee Information

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