Course level

Postgraduate Coursework

Faculty

Science

School

Earth and Environment Sc Schl

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

Sem 1 - 2L2P + 1 day field trip. Summer - intensive + 1 day field trip

Incompatible

GEOM2001 or 2002 or 7006 or GEOS2300 or 7300

Assessment methods

Practical exercises, report & examination.

Course coordinator

Semester 1: Dr David Pullar (d.pullar@uq.edu.au)

Summer Semester: A/Prof Jonathan Rhodes (j.rhodes@uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2017 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 1, 2018 External External Profile unavailable
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Course description

This course provides students with a foundation in the science and technology of geographical information systems (GIS). GIS science focuses on ways to describe and explain geographical patterns and processes. GIS technology focuses on data modelling, databases and map visualisation. The course provides GIS application skills in fields such as ecology, environmental, marine and earth sciences and physical geography, and provides laboratory sessions for students to apply GIS for practical problem solving in these fields.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
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Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 External External Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 External External Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Summer Semester, 2014 (TP8) St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 External External Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile