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GEOG 6308 : Programming for Geospatial Applications
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GEOGIS-MSGC: Masters of Science in Geography and Certificate in GIS
GIS-GC: Geographical Information Systems
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Programming for Geospatial Applications
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GEOG 6304 and GEOG 6305
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Fundamental concepts for creating Python scripts in ArcGIS; guidelines for proper Python syntax, techniques to troubleshoot common errors, and using loops to test for conditions and execute code based on results.
1. Learn the advantages and troubles with model builder
2. Understand how to apply python syntax for GIS applications
3. Understand how automate large batch processing and ‘big data’ tasks
4. Apply this knowledge to student-led research projects
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
This course is a course in programming, specifically for geospatial applications. This is an advanced elective for the GIS certificate.
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 20:08:39 GMT
Rollback: Effective January 1, 2017, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education requires that all syllabi include average minimum amount of out-of-class or independent learning expected per week. Consult template uploaded with syllabus.