Maps and the Geospatial Revolution

开始时间: 待定 持续时间: Unknown

所在平台: Coursera

课程类别: 信息,技术与设计

大学或机构: Pennsylvania State University(宾夕法尼亚州立大学)

授课老师: Anthony C. Robinson

   

课程主页: https://www.coursera.org/course/maps

课程评论: 2 个评论

评论课程        关注课程

课程详情

The past decade has seen an explosion of new mechanisms for understanding and using location information in widely-accessible technologies. This Geospatial Revolution has resulted in the development of consumer GPS tools, interactive web maps, and location-aware mobile devices. These radical advances are making it possible for people from all walks of life to use, collect, and understand spatial information like never before.
 
This course brings together core concepts in cartography, geographic information systems, and spatial thinking with real-world examples to provide the fundamentals necessary to engage with Geography beyond the surface-level. We will explore what makes spatial information special, how spatial data is created, how spatial analysis is conducted, and how to design maps so that they’re effective at telling the stories we wish to share. To gain experience using this knowledge, we will work with the latest mapping and analysis software to explore geographic problems. 

课程大纲

*Now Available* Detailed Course Outline.

Week One:
 The Geospatial Revolution; highlighting the massive changes in geospatial and mapping technology in recent years and their impact on people from all walks of life.
 
Week Two: Spatial is special; an exploration of spatial thinking and geographic thought to provide the context necessary to understand the underpinnings of the Geospatial Revolution.
 
Week Three: Spatial data; how spatial data is created, what makes it different from other types of information, and how it is managed using new technologies.
 
Week Four: Spatial analysis; basic techniques for solving geographic problems that take spatial relationships into account.
 
Week Five: Cartographic design; fundamentals necessary to design great maps to tell compelling stories about geographic patterns.

课程评论(2条)

0

Monkey_D_Law 2015-05-16 15:17 0 票支持; 0 票反对

老师语速挺快的,还好视频量不大,课程还补充了很多文字讲义,内容和视频差不多,讲义可能能具体一点。
测试都蛮简单,认真过一遍,都能拿满分。最后的final project要花一点心思,发现国外的学生都做的很用心,也很专业。
最后吐槽下课程名字,感觉叫“基于地图的数据可视化”更能切合内容吧。

0

要有光LTBL 2013-10-17 13:24 0 票支持; 0 票反对

这课感觉。。。额。。。略水了一点,每周半个小时的视频真的大丈夫么。。。
不过他还提供纯文本的内容(不是字幕),这点挺好的。
lab的内容也不做,用arcGIS自己做map。最后的project也要花一些心思,但是确实觉得内容有点少。。。

Deep Learning Specialization on Coursera

课程简介

Learn how advances in geospatial technology and analytical methods have changed how we do everything, and discover how to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest tools.

课程标签

地图和地理信息革命 GPS GIS 地图 地理信息 地理信息革命 地图革命 地理信息系统 地理空间革命 宾夕法尼亚州立大学

13人关注该课程

主题相关的课程

Introduction to Logic 关注

Malicious Software and its Underground Economy: Two Sides to Every Story 关注

Nanotechnology: The Basics 关注

Control of Mobile Robots 关注

关注

Analytical Chemistry / Instrumental Analysis 关注

Exploring Quantum Physics 关注

Basic Behavioral Neurology 关注

Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach 关注

MOS Transistors 关注