Learn basic principles of map design and map reading. Explore issues such as scale, coordinate reference systems, projections, datums, symbology, labeling conventions, and magnetic declination. Learn the elements of USGS maps, as well as, digital map elements and systems. Discuss remote sensing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Students purchase engineering triangular scale. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.
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Earlier Event: December 13At Least 10 Reasons You Should Be Using QGIS and other FOSS4G Software
Later Event: January 23Beginning GIS