Carnegie Mellon University

Geographic Information Systems

Course Number: 12-783

A geographic information system (GIS) provides storage, retrieval, and visualization of geographically referenced data as well as design and analysis of spatial information.

GIS provides unique analytical tools to investigate spatial relationships, patterns, and processes of cultural, biological, demographic, economic, social, environmental, health care, criminal, and other phenomena.

Semester(s): Fall
Units: 12


Textbook information can be found at the CMU Bookstore