Introduction to Spatial Analysis (GIS 0300)

E-mail: lsinfo@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

This three day core course introduces selected fundamental spatial analytical tools and demonstrates their application. Students are introduced to data exploration and statistics, reclassification, buffering and distance surfaces, network modeling, surface analysis including spatial interpolation, and overlay functions. The course concludes with discussion of spatial analysis modeling. Each subject is reinforced with a laboratory exercise that leads students through GIS data, tools and techniques. Students are required to have a working knowledge of ArcGIS.

Prerequisite(s): GIS 0110: Introduction to ArcGIS
Courses are offered in a three-day seminar format. Classes can be taken individually to strengthen your working knowledge or as part of the certificate program to enhance your career development. It is possible to complete the certificate in 4 to 36 months. Tailored seminars taught on your premises can be arranged, please call 703-993-2109 or e-mail lscont@gmu.edu for details.
This course is part of the Geographic Information Systems certificate program. It may also be taken alone without pursuing a certificate.

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