Sep 25, 2020  
2019-2020 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 417/517 Geospatial Databases

Credits: (3-0) 3

Building on basic principles of Geographic Information Systems, this course launches students into developing geospatial databases for research projects in science and engineering. Students learn to compile and manage spatial data using industry standard models. Assignments include hands-on practice downloading, processing, editing, scanning, and digitizing data. The class includes an extensive introduction to the software documentation to build independent learning and problem-solving ability. Students are expected to complete a semester project that relates to their own interests.

Prerequisites: GEOL 416/416L/516/516L  or permission of instructor.
Notes: Students enrolled in GEOL 517 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in GEOL 417.

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