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SLE732 - Geographic Information Systems

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Enrolment modes:

(B)

Offerings:

Trimester 2

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

D Whisson

Incompatible with:

SLE332

Contact hours:

1 x 4 hour lecture/practical per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$969$969$969$3032$3180

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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