Course Catalog

IPOL8532

GIS

Aid workers in Haiti are using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze patterns of cholera outbreak. Scientists are using GIS to assess risk in the face of CBRN threats. Business leaders are using GIS to predict profit patterns and to guide logistics-based decisions.


What exactly is a GIS? A GIS is a system and a science for analyzing spatial data. Using hardware, software, and methods, GIS allows you to free your data from your spreadsheets and to elicit data patterns, relationships, and trends over space and time. This hands-on, project-based class will show you how to use a GIS to create maps and charts that answer questions and solve problems.

Subject:
International Policy
Department:
International Policy
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Fall 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8532A-F12 Lecture (Galligan)
IPOL8532B-F12 Lecture (Galligan)

Spring 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8532A-S12 Lecture (Tsolis)

Fall 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8532A-F11 Lecture (Tsolis)