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SPATIAL 3007WT - GIS for Environmental Management III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Summer School
Session: Summer Session 2
Campus: Waite
Contact: 15 days during the Summer Semester
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: SPATIAL 3020WT, SOIL&WAT 3020WT, SOIL&WAT 3007WT
Assessment: Practical exercises, case study, written exam

This course involves teaching sessions that may be attended by both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. The course deals with concepts and theory of geographic information systems and their use for environmental mapping, spatial modelling and analysis. Topics covered include the relationship of GIS models to real world perception and map representation, vector and raster systems; spatial modelling; translation of problems into GIS procedures; attribute manipulation and recoding, operations including arithmetic and Boolean overlay, reclassification, proximity and neighbourhood analyses; input of data to GIS; database structures; interpolation of surfaces form point and vector data; applications and case studies. Practical work uses PC-based software to teach basic skills in GIS data entry, analysis and output, emphasising a problem-solving approach through environmental and agricultural GIS case studies.

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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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
Summer School Mon 31/01/2022 Mon 07/02/2022 Thu 17/02/2022 Wed 23/02/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92123 WR01 68 18 31 Jan - 11 Feb Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92127 PR01 68 18 31 Jan - 11 Feb Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1pm - 6pm MyUni, OL, Online Class