This unit of study gives an overview of basic spatial data models, and enables students to understand the use of data from a variety of sources within a geographical information system (GIS). The analysis of spatial data, and its manipulation to address questions appropriate to planning or locational applications, will be addressed, as will the development of thematic maps from diverse data layers.
Six lectures plus six workshops.
Quiz and Assignments (100%)
This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.