GEO309: Introduction to GIS and Mapping

This course introduces students to the use of geographic information systems and their basic principles. Topics addressed include data collection, processing and output. Students will learn about types of geographic information and data: sources, constraints, and uses; the range of secondary spatial data sets available; and the collection of primary spatial data using global positioning systems (GPS) and other technologies.

Essential skills/topics

Example projects

Student observations and analysis of UK campus celebrations - Link