GIS 100 GIS Fundamentals

1 Credit Hour • 15 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Provides information on the basic concepts of GPS (Global Positioning Systems) and GIS (Geographic Information Systems). Defines the two systems and explains the link from one to the other. Analyzes the different types of GPS Equipment and differentiates between their role in the GPS technology world. Provides information on the types of mapping systems available today and the necessary information to integrate GPS data. Upon the integration of the data, creation of the GIS network is demonstrated. Enables the learner to develop basic skills, attitudes, and knowledge to make the GPS equipment productive in a recreation or work environment.