Geographic Systems and Analysis

URPL-GP.2618, 3 points.

Semester: Summer, Fall


Understanding geographic relationships between people, land use, and resources is fundamental to planning. Urban planners routinely use spatial analysis to inform decision-making. This course will introduce students to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a tool to analyze and visualize spatial data. The course will emphasize the core functions of GIS: map making, data management, and spatial analysis. Students will learn cartographic best practices, how to find and create spatial data, spatial analysis methodology, and how to approach problem solving from a geographic perspective. Throughout the course, students will build a portfolio of professional quality maps and data visualizations.

Prerequisites: none

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Fall 2015Stephanie RosoffSyllabus
Summer 2015Stephanie RosoffSyllabus
Fall 2014Stephanie RosoffSyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Summer 2015Stephanie RosoffEvaluation
Fall 2014Stephanie RosoffEvaluation
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Rosoff, Stephanie L

Weekly Schedule:
Mon - 4:55 pm to 6:35 pm

Session Dates:
09/02/2015 to 12/15/2015

Bldg:194M Room:304