Geographic Information Systems 1


This module covers and introduction to the use of Geographical Information Systems for agriculture science students.  The learner wil study how to obtain, visualise, manipulate and present spatial data using GIS software (e.g. ARCGIS Pro) and the use of GIS software as a decision support application tool.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the structure of geographic information and spatial data and the manipulation of such information

  2. Identify sources of spatial data and explore modern data capture methods

  3. Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of GIS functions using software tools applied to real world scenarios.

  4. Ability to demonstrate use of GIS tools applied to agricultural and environmental issues

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