GIST-1130 - Data Acquisition & Management

An introduction to defining data needs and evaluating whether a given dataset matches those needs. Students will explore some common geographic data formats used in ArcGIS and learn about sources of data and maps that can be incorporated into a GIS project. The student will learn the advanced functionality and versatility of using geodatabases. The student will demonstrate how to design and build a geodatabase, migrate existing data to a geodatabase and edit data stored in a geodatabase.
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Subject
GIST-Geographic Info Systems
Department
Geographic Information Systems
Credits
4.5
Prerequisites
  • Take GIST-1110
Corequisites
None