Course Description:

This course introduces students to the current approaches and issues for accessibility and utilisation of geospatial data. It covers the basic concepts for the development of standards for datasets, data sharing issues such as semantics and access mechanisms. Students are introduced to principles of web mapping for sharing spatial datasets over the web.


Course Objectives:

This course aims to:

  • Introduce students to the current approaches and trends in spatial data accessibility and management
  • Broaden the students GIS knowledge
  • Develop students’ skills in developing spatial data standards and documenting datasets
  • Introduce students to basics of web mapping and spatial data infrastructures
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LSG 4104 Geospatial Information Management (Elective) DOC PDF PS