Introduction to Mapping & GIS
This course focuses on map reading skills, the ability to navigate with a map and compass, understanding mapping terminology, and an introduction to Geographical Information Systems. This hands-on approach removes the reliance on a GPS or a digital map viewing device, while providing a strong foundation for future use of such devices.
Areas to be covered during the training include:
- History of mapping and surveying
- Introduction to cartography
- Map elements and terminology
- Using a map and compass
- Spatial relation
- Introduction to GIS
- GPS data collector demonstration
Class Schedule: There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.