GIS 2020: Introduction to Open Source GIS
Course typeGIS 2020: Introduction to Open Source GIS
DescriptionExamines emerging trends in geospatial hardware and software applications such as open source, web applications and others. Students will apply technology in lab exercises using real-world data. Topics will vary by semester. Introduces Open Source software for both desktop and internet GIS applications. Introduces the concepts of Open Source software, and the leading desktop mapping Open Source software packages. This instance will focus on QGIS and complimentary tools such as PostGIS and GRASS GIS.