University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

GEOG 3027 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours a week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: GEOG 2129 or SOIL&WAT 3020WT or SOIL&WAT 3007WT or SPATIAL 3020WT or SPATIAL 3007WT or another introductory GIS course approved by the Course Coordinator plus another 3 units of Level II undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: It will be assumed students have proficiency at research and written skills for Level III as well as basic familiarity with GIS systems
Assessment: Workshop portfolio, Minor practical report, Major practical report

This course builds upon the foundation GIS knowledge and skills acquired at the introductory level and guides students in the development of increasingly sophisticated spatial analysis capabilities. Theory will include detail of the principles that underpin the spatial modelling and analysis techniques employed in the practical exercises. The course has a strong practical focus, and students will gain experience in field data collection; network analysis; and the construction, manipulation and interpretation of raster data sets in a GIS environment. Students will learn how to interpret and present the results of spatial data analysis through high-quality reports.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
29189 LEC0 40 11 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This lecture is pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after publication in MyUni. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
25819 WR02 20 6 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
25820 WR01 20 7 26 Jul - 13 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
4 Oct - 25 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Napier, 107, Computer Suite
29862 WR03 5 3 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class