SPA120 Introduction to Spatial Analysis and Modelling (8)
Enrolment restrictions: Nil
Assumed Knowledge: SPA101
This subject introduces the student to the range and complexity of data used with a GIS from a management perspective. Data input devices are considered along with the need for data exchange. Data modelling within the GIS and problems of scale, resolution and sampling are considered. Practical work emphasises the concepts of data analysis and modelling. It also introduces the student to a qualitative understanding of some aspects of spatial statistics. This subject forms a basis for further study in other modules.