Coursera: Maps and the Geospatial Revolution

Maps and the Geospatial Revolution
Instructor: Anthony Robinson, Pennsylvania State University
Zeitraum: ab 17. Juli 2013, 5w
Status: habe ich gesampelt, ohne Certificate

Anmerkung: ist nicht schlecht.


Course Syllabus

Week One: The Geospatial Revolution; highlighting the massive changes in geospatial and mapping technology in recent years and their impact on people from all walks of life.

Week Two: Spatial is special; an exploration of spatial thinking and geographic thought to provide the context necessary to understand the underpinnings of the Geospatial Revolution.

Week Three: Spatial data; how spatial data is created, what makes it different from other types of information, and how it is managed using new technologies.

Week Four: Spatial analysis; basic techniques for solving geographic problems that take spatial relationships into account.

Week Five: Cartographic design; fundamentals necessary to design great maps to tell compelling stories about geographic patterns.

Readings