GEOG 458: Geovisualization


Geographic Information Science


GEOG 359 or consent of department.

Course Description

Theories, principles and approaches of geographic visualization. Fundamentals of cartographic representation, theoretical and practical issues of geovisualization, and developing methods in exploratory spatial data analysis, animation, 3-D representation, and virtual environments.

Course Objectives

  • Describe current development in cartography and geovisualization.
  • Understand the fundamental concepts and methods in cartography and geovisualization.
  • Develop hands-on skills of geographic visualization.

Course Format

Lecture and laboratory. This is an online course that does not require any face-to-face instruction; interaction is usually done by Blackboard or email.