The CGIS runs a series of summer/winter short courses focused on advancing students' skill-sets in the latest techniques, topics, and technologies in GIS.
This Winter 2019, we are offering:
- GEOG198A：Introduction to GIS in the Era of Big Data (1 credit; course schedule is here)
- GEOG788X：Introduction to GIS in the Era of Big Data (1 credit; course schedule is here)
This 1-credit course serves as an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that are used to gather, analyze and present geospatial information in the era of big data. Topics include the basics of geospatial data; fundamentals of big data; locational reference systems; the Global Positioning System; data analysis, interpretation, and visualization methods.