Geographic Information Systems (NSCI6743)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To develop understanding in the use and application of GIS, GPS (Global Positioning Systems) and RS (Remote Sensing) for modelling and presenting spatial data and information.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
 
Topics include: 

Geographic coordinate systems, map projections, scale, extent, generalization, uncertainty, accuracy, reliability
Sampling strategies
Theory and application of GPS
Georeferencing
External spatial data sources
Raster, vector, and TIN data models
Spatial data storage, editing, and retrieval
Relational databases
Database management systems
Geographic query, measurement, classification, visualization
GIS functions and application functions
Cartographic modelling
Mapping change
Remote sensing analysis
Case studies
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5677

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-1023)
25 Jul 18 - 26 Sep 18 LabWednesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)
16 Oct 18 - 30 Oct 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-1023)
17 Oct 18 - 31 Oct 18 LabWednesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)

Class: 5767

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2009)
LabTuesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)
17 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2009)
LabTuesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)

Class: 5879

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-1023)
25 Jul 18 - 26 Sep 18 LabWednesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)
16 Oct 18 - 30 Oct 18 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-1023)
17 Oct 18 - 31 Oct 18 LabWednesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)

Class: 7586

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2009)
LabTuesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)
17 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17 LectureTuesday10:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2009)
LabTuesday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (115-3009)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare), Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management), New Zealand Diploma in Surveying.

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