11.520 Workshop on Geographic Information Systems

Class Info

An introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) as applied to urban and regional planning, community development, and local government. Emphasis on learning GIS technology and spatial analysis techniques through extensive hands-on exercises using real-world data sets such as the US census of population and housing. Includes a small project on an urban planning problem involving the selection of appropriate methods, the use of primary and secondary data, computer-based modeling, and spatial analysis. Enrollment limited; preference to MCP students.

This class has 11.205 as a prerequisite.

11.520 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Williams.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 9-354.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 11.520 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+11.520&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 11.520 Stellar site.

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