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Spatial Analysis GIST 8106

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces students to vector and raster modeling using ArcGIS (Spatial Analyst, Geostatistical Analysis). Problems drawn from business geographics and natural resource applications.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 50% in GIST 7010 and 50% in GIST 8128
  • Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Become familiar with basic concepts and methods used in spatial analysis.
  • Describe GIS analysis based on raster data modeling.
  • Apply raster modeling functions to solve spatial problems.
  • Use GIS software to implement complex spatial analysis.
  • Describe issues of spatial analysis (scale and correlation).
  • Describe and apply distance modeling methods.
  • Describe deterministic and geostatistical methods of spatial analysis.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011

Related Programs

Spatial Analysis (GIST 8106) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Diploma Full-time
  2. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Diploma Part-time
  3. Geographic Information Systems
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time

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