Practical Approach to Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems, Principles of Geographic Information Systems

Description


Geographic information system is one the major component of Geo-spatial technologies.

Spatial data are becoming crucial and being part of everyday life, GIS help to collect, manage, analyse and produce output from spatial data in an efficient way. Today, GIS technology is not limited to mapping as before, and used in various fields for visualisation, spatial analysis, machine learning (including artificial intelligence), and decision making.

This course is to introduce Geographic Information System and its applications  to apply knowledge of GIS in other courses offered.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a fully engaged student will be able to:

• Know the basic concepts in GIS

• Work with basic tools in GIS software

• Understand and manage spatial information

• Apply GIS tools and techniques in related applications

List of practicals

1. An Introduction to commonly used tools in QGIS software.

2. Working with Spatial data: Raster and vector data creation and importing spatial data.

3. Spatial data conversion and map making.

4. Working with Indian Geo platform of ISRO.

5. Base map creation.

6. Preparing thematic layers for urban planning.

Spatial data: Definition, VS Nonspatial data, types (raster and vector), characteristics, sources (including Bhuvan Geo-portal), creation, topology, and standards, Introduction to spatial data analysis. National level initiatives for creating spatial data infrastructure in India.


Total Students9
Original Price($)799
Sale PriceFree
Number of lectures37
Number of quizzes0
Total Reviews0
Global Rating0
Instructor NamePushpa Susant Mahapatro

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