University of Calgary

GEOG 682 - Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science - Fall 2024

Theoretical topics include cognition of geographic phenomena, digital representations of geographic features, coordinate systems and map projections, spatial data models, and problems of scale and uncertainty. Applications include data acquisition, geographic database design and spatial data management, basic spatial operations, surface analysis, and network analysis. Examples from physical and cultural landscapes and industry-standard geographic information systems software are used.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-2)


  • Admission to the GIT Certificate or the MGIS Program.


  • Credit for Geography 682 and 607 will not be allowed.


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