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This unit builds on KGG212 GIS: Spatial Analysis and focuses on advanced aspects of spatial data analysis, including practical aspects of programming for GIS customisation. At the start of semester you will spend one day in the field collecting GNSS data on a landslide near Hobart. This datasets is then used in the rest of the unit, starting with exploratory spatial data analysis (ESDA), interpolation techniques and terrain modelling, geostatistics, and error propagation modelling. The second part of the unit focuses on GIS application development using the Python programming language. These skills enable you to develop new algorithms and tools, automate tasks, and build custom GIS solutions. This unit will provide you with highly valued skills in the spatial industry.

KGG375 is an advanced unit in the BSc GIS and Remote Sensing Major.

Summary 2020

Unit name GIS: Advanced Spatial Analysis
Unit code KGG375
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography and Spatial Sciences

Assoc Prof A Lucieer

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

2-hr lectures and 3-hr practicals weekly, 1-day field excursion in second week


Assignments: 100%, no exam

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