Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures and 24 hours practicals |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Spatial information is ubiquitous in decision making. Be it in urban planning, in traffic management, in wayfinding, in issues of environment and sustainability, or in economic contexts: the question of where is a fundamental one. Spatial information is also special in many respects, such as its dimensionality, volume, or a phenomenon called autocorrelation. We will discuss representations and analysis of this information in spatial information technologies from location-based services to geographic information systems. Topics addressed are observing the environment; spatial and spatiotemporal data representations, spatial analysis and spatial communication.
Upon successful completion students will have the ability to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion, students will have the ability to:
Master of Environmental Engineering |
Master of Environmental Engineering
Master of Geographic Information Technology
Master of Science (Geography)
Master of Spatial Information Science
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
Conservation, Restoration and Landscape Management |
Integrated Water Catchment Management
Master of Engineering (Geomatics)
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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