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GIS-901 Special Topics in GIS
Campus SCEE (IGIS)
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Special Topics in GIS
Course Code GIS-901
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes Introduction to GIS, Advanced Geographical Information System and electives of field of interest
Course Objectives This course focuses on providing the knowledge and experience necessary to conduct GIS based research at the post graduate level and/or to develop GIS based applied projects in natural resource management; environmental management; urban and regional planning; socioeconomic and infrastructure development; and geomatics.
Detail Content Investigations to be decided with students according to their special interest in this particular field. It will also include lessons, seminars and literature review of particular research subjects.
Text/Ref Books
  1. Stewart Fotheringham, Chris Brunsdon, Martin E Charlton Quantitative Geography: Perspectives on Spatial Data Analysis 2000 SAGE Publications ISBN: 0761959483
  2. John Stillwell  Applied GIS and Spatial Analysis 2004John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. England ISBN: 0470844094
  3. Jacek Malczewski  GIS and Multicriteria Decision Analysis 1999 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 0471329444
  4. Martien Molenaar An Introduction to the Theory of Spatial Object Modelling for GIS 1998 Taylor & Francis, Inc. ISBN: 074840774X
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2015
Faculty/Resource Person Dr Javed Iqbal
PhD (Mississippi State University) USA
Specialization: GIS and RS Application in Natural Resource Management