ERST 606

Advanced Geographic Information Systems A

Course overview

A course to introduce you to how Geographic Information Systems are used in the modelling and analysis of spatial problems.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum average grade of C- across the course(s) specified below
  • restriction Environmental Analysis with Geographic Information Systems, ERST-202
Available semesters Semester 1 2024
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,394.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe both the raster and vector data models in Geographic Information Systems.
  2. Be able to coherently solve spatial problems and competently apply spatial analysis techniques to the raster and vector models.
  3. Recognise the value data quality brings to Geographic Information Systems.
  4. Be proficient with the ArcGIS software suite.
  5. Apply Geographic Information Systems skills to a discipline-specific integrated project.
  6. Build your basic cartographic skills.
  7. Incorporate GPS and Remote Sensing data into your Geographic Information Systems analysis.
  8. Be self-reliant in solving Geographic Information Systems challenges, and display a coherent, consistent approach to solving spatial problems.

Course examiners

Crile Doscher

Dr Crile Doscher

Senior Lecturer

School of Landscape Architecture