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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

GEOG 58 Critical Analysis in GIS

This course develops the elements of critical analysis using geographic information science (GIS). While using GIS as a method to ask questions and analyze geospatial data, students will also explore the ways that GIS is shaped by its underlying assumptions, embedded politics, societal impacts, knowledge-generation capabilities, and other limitations. Lab sessions will incorporate learning GIS analysis in the open source statistical package “R”, in tandem with readings and discussions about the theoretical and social dimensions of GIS.


Alvarez Leon

Distributive and/or World Culture


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