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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GIS 4870 - Spatial Databases

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): GIS 4860 with a grade of “C” or better, and upper division standing; or permission of instructor

Description: This upper-division course emphasizes the challenges and uniqueness of spatial data organization from specific database models to national spatial data infrastructures. Students will gain theoretical and practical experience designing, implementing, and managing georelational and object-relational databases for planning and natural resource applications. Practical experience in spatial database creation using Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Database Management Systems (DBMS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will be stressed.

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