Prerequisites: Graduate Standing OR Instructor Consent.
Meets with CVEEN 5110. Geographic Information Systems are used extensively by Civil Environmental Engineers. This course introduces GIS as an engineering tool, focussing on the development of simple GIS using ArcView Software. The course covers spatial data characteristics, the fundamentals of spatial data analysis, spatial data sources for engineering applications, and the fundamentals of generating and managing spatial data. The course focuses on GIS applications of the power and capability of GIS, including the role of GIS professionals in solving engineering problems.