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2022-2023 College Catalog 
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GIS 286 - Electronic and Digital Field Mapping

3 Credits, 6 Contact Hours
1.5 lecture periods 4.5 lab periods

Overview of the creation of electronic and digital maps in a field setting. Includes an introduction to instrument operation, field data, producing maps, and computer applications.

Prerequisite(s): ARC 265  and GIS 281 .
Recommendation: Consult instructor for alternative prerequisite(s).

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Operate electronic surveying instruments in a field setting.
  2. Collect and record data electronically and manually.
  3. Demonstrate how to transfer data to desktop computers.
  4. Use algorithms to transform and reduce field data.
  5. Use hand held and desktop computers to analyze data.
  6. Create maps from collected data.

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