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SLE304 - Geographic Information Systems: Uses in Aquatic Environments

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Warrnambool
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Previously coded as:

SQP302

Unit chair:

Laurie Laurenson

Prerequisite:Any 2 level two science course-grouped units
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

 1 x 3 hour seminar 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 unit will cover the following topics: Principles of remote sensing, software for GIS, manipulating GIS layers, collecting and correcting GPS data, role, benefits and limitations of GIS, querying and presenting GIS data, applications of GIS in studying aquatic ecosystems and water resources.

Assessment

Assignments (2 x 20%) 40%, final report 60%

Unit Fee Information

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