Unit Code: GEO703

Unit Title: Geographic Information System

This unit introduces students to the basic concepts of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) and illustrates these concepts with short exercises using local data. In this course, emphasis is placed on both theoretical and practical topics to give students the ability to apply these techniques in their decision making. These exercises demonstrate how GIS can help visualize land use opportunities, limitations and planning scenarios in the field of Geography.