FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE413 INTRODUCTION TO GIS

Course Code: 5620413
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SEVDA ZUHAL AKYÜREK
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

The objectives of this course are to enable the students to understand the fundemantal components of GIS, to learn data acquisition, data structures, database systems and concepts, raster and vector GIS systems, integrated GIS analysis.

Course Content

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS), basic GIS components, GIS technology, data acquisition, data structures, databases, database systems and concepts, vector and raster GIS systems, GIS applications, error and uncertainty.

Learning Outcomes

The learner is expected to know the fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems, familiarize a GIS software,handle a problem within GIS framework.