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GEOG 3530  CARTOGRAPHY AND GIS (2 credits)

An introduction to the concepts and techniques of map construction and computer-based geographic information systems. Topics include map scale, map projections, thematic cartography, history of cartography, computer mapping, and global positioning systems. Particular attention is given to the processing and presentation of spatial data by the computer and the distribution of maps through the Internet. (Cross-listed with GEOG 8535).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): GEOG 1000 or GEOG 1020 and GEOG 1030 or GEOG 1050' a statistics course, and a programming course.