Course Info

GEO 442: Geographical Information Systems (Gis) for Sustainable Urban Development

An intermediate-level GIS course focusing on the application of GIS skills to real-world problems. Students as a group will conduct GIS projects that are proposed by community-based organizations (CBOs) that work towards promoting sustainability in Chicagoland. Topics include remote sensing, GPS, geocoding, hot spot detection, spatial interpolation, and network analysis. The course also explores case studies on using GIS for sustainable urban development. PREREQUISITE(S): GEO 441 or MPS 552 (GIS for Community Development). GEO 441 or MPS 552 or instructor permission is a prerequisite for this course.

GEO 441 or MPS 552 or instructor permission is a prerequisite for this course.

Winter 2020-2021

Section: 201
Class number: 31619
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: Online: Hybrid
Instructor: Sungsoon Hwang

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 201
Class number: 23549
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: SHMIT 00224 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Sungsoon Hwang

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 201
Class number: 21216
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 01327 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Byungyun Yang

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 201
Class number: 21965
Meeting time: Th 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: SHMIT 00224 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Byungyun Yang

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 201
Class number: 24852
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: SHMIT 00224 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Byungyun Yang