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SLE732 - Geographic Information Systems

Offering information:

Not offered in 2015

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

D Whisson





Incompatible with:


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.


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.


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

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