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DHP P207: GIS for International Applications

Course Description

This course introduces students to the use of geospatial technologies, data, and analysis focusing on applications in the international context. The course gives primary emphasis to the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for data creation, mapping, and analysis. It will also cover the use of global positioning systems (GPS) for field data collection and mapping; cartography for high quality visualization; and the use of map mash-ups and crowd sourcing in the international arena. Final projects are large-format poster info-graphics. More detailed course information is available at: https://wikis.uit.tufts.edu/confluence/display/GISINT/Home.

Enrollment limited to 24 students
Course faculty: Patrick Florance
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2020

Note: It is best if students have a computer; however, there will be some access to computers on campus. Students will also be able to access the software virtually via the Data Lab Virtual Desktop. Students will also need access to the Internet
Faculty: Patrick Florance
Day(s): Wednesday
Time: 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
SIS number: 84949

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Faculty: Patrick Florance
Room: Other
Room Name: Data Lab - Tisch Library

Final Exam

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