Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Geog 496 Visualization of Spatial Data

The use of graphics as a fundamental descriptive and explanatory tool for visualizing data in geography and other disciplines. Topics include graphic types, their design and meaning, visualization of spatial data surfaces, catographic counterparts to descriptive statistics, data classification techniques, data transformations, index numbers, and spatial graphics software. Also offered for graduate-level credit as Geog 596 and may be taken only once for credit. Recommended: 12 hours of coursework in geography.


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