Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
3405132 Introduction to Geoinformatics 3.0 3
Description The objective of this course is multi-fold. First of all, it offers an unique opportunity to obtain comprehensive understanding about modern geoinformatics. In this course, students will be able to gain insights into the state-of-the-art research, development, and applications in geoinformatics, especially the 3S technologies (RS, GIS, GPS) and their integrations for sophisticated applications such as cyber city implementation and applications. For engineering students, this course is also an effective platform for capacity-building and career extending. The main topics of this course include: 1) Introduction (geoinformatics at a glance), 2) Remote Sensing (remote sensing fundamentals, airborne remote sensing, and satellite remote sensing), 3) Geographic Information Systems (GIS), 4) Global Positioning System (GPS), 5) Cyber City Implementation and Applications.