GEOG XL 170: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This course is a project-based exploration of advanced topics in GIS and geospatial technology, with a focus upon spatial data management, modeling, advanced spatial analysis and geoprocessing, spatial data manipulation, and geocomputation. Emphasis is placed upon extensibility of GIS software, including the structure, development, modification, and installation of both third party and custom data processing models and extensions for both ArcGIS and QGIS. Applied training in GIS project management is introduced and is foundational to the courses project-based approach.