Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

USP 591 Geographic Information Systems I: Introduction

The use of computers in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping. Includes theory of databases related to geographic information management and practical aspects of database design. Students will use a variety of programs for mapping and spatial analysis of geographic information. Each student completes a series of exercises demonstrating a variety of approaches to the analysis and display of spatial data. Students enrolling in this class must register for a computer lab section. This is the same course as Geog 588 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: Geog 380 or equivalent experience in cartography.



Cross Listed Courses

Geog 588


Geog 588L
  • Up one level
  • 500