GGR375H1: Introduction to Programming in GIS


This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of programming, followed by an applied focus on using these skills in geographic information systems. Students will learn how to programmatically edit spatial data, automate common processes, and conduct complex spatial analyses. The course will emphasize open-source software that enriches geospatial data analysis alongside the data processing and analytical capabilities of existing GIS software. Classroom time will be a mix of short lectures and laboratory exercises.

8.0 credits including GGR272H1
GGR386H1 (Special Topics in Geographic Information Systems: Programming in GIS), offered in Fall 2019 and Winter 2021
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)