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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

ST-Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Engineers

CE-ENGIN 570

Introduction to fundamental principles and concepts necessary to carry out meaningful and appropriate geographic analysis with geographic information science (GIS). Reinforcement of key issues in GIS such as geographic coordinate systems, map projections, spatial analysis, use of remotely sensed data, and visualization of spatial data. Laboratory exercises use database query, database manipulation, and spatial analysis to address problems in hydrology, water treatment, renewable energy, and transportation with an emphasis on engineering design. Students will gain familiarity with the leading commercial and open-source GIS platforms.
Course Details

Spring 2021

On-Line
Feb 1, 2021 - May 4, 2021
01LA
83985
3
Prerequisite: CE-ENGIN 270
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Feb 01, 2021
End date: May 04, 2021
Last day to add: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Mar 29, 2021
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