Diploma in Geo Spatial Analysis in Urban Planning
This free online diploma course teaches you the diverse aspects and techniques of spatial analysis in urban planning.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on Geo Spatial Analysis in Urban Planning, teaches the fundamentals of spatial analysis and how to solve problems that arise in regards to urban planning. The course begins by introducing you to the basics of GIS, along with Geographic projections and the importance of geometric transformations. The course also explains the vector and raster data models in detail, where you will learn about topology in the context of GIS and the difference between the two models. The first half of this course also covers spatial analysis methods and the uses of vector and raster data analysis.
The second half of this course shows how to manage geographical space through attribute data management and data exploration. You will also learn about spatial interpolation and all the methods that spatial interpolation entails as well as the different characterisations of network analysis and the different service or trade area analysis.
Lastly, the course will cover aspects involving modelling of spatial relationships which greatly entails the use of landscape metrics to determine patterns in urban sprawl and urban growth. This free course is a valuable learning model that introduces you to the exciting world of urban planning and spatial analysis. Start the course today to uncover all the intricacies involved in understanding urban planning.Start Course Now
Introduction into GIS and Geographic Distribution
Introduction to Geographic Information System - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to GIS
Introduction to Coordinate System and Geographic Projections
Introduction into GIS and Geographic Distribution - Lesson Summary
Vector and Raster Data Models
Vector and Raster Data Models - Learning Outcomes
Vector Data Model
Raster Data Model
Vector and Raster Data Models - Lesson Summary
Introduction to Spatial Analysis
Introduction to Spatial Analysis - Learning Outcomes
Methods of Spatial Analysis
Vector Data Analysis
Raster Data Analysis
Raster Operations, Terrain Visualisation & Classification
Introduction to Spatial Analysis - Lesson Summary
Diploma in Geo Spacial Analysis and Urban Planning - First Assessment
Managing Geographical Space and Spatial Analysis
Managing Geographical Space and Spatial Analysis - Learning Outcomes
Attribute Data Management and Data Exploration
Service or Trade Area Analysis
Managing Geographical Space and Spatial Analysis - Lesson Summary
Modelling Spatial Relationships
Modelling Spatial Relationships - Learning Outcomes
Landscape Metrics and Applications
Urban Sprawl Characterisation using Landscape Metrics
Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
Modelling Spatial Relationships - Lesson Summary
Diploma in Geo Spacial Analysis and Urban Planning - Second Assessment
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Define the term GIS.
- Explain the concepts of Geodesy.
- Distinguish between the different types of map projections.
- Describe how data information can be transformed and how to measure the errors that come up during the process.
- Describe how data can be rectified using three different methods.
- Define what topology is in the context of GIS.
- Summarize the differences between the different types of GeoRelational data.
- Explain how Raster Data is encoded as a file.
- Compare the different types of data analysis techniques and the areas where they can be applied.
- Discuss operations for visualising and analysing terrain.
- Distinguish between the classification approaches of raster data.
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