Course Categories: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Exploring Our World Through Geospatial Technology (GEOG 1890)

This all-online, face-to-face, or hybrid exploratory course introduces you to the fundamental concepts of Geospatial Science and how Geospatial Technology (GST) is used to measure, imagine, study, and discover our complex and everchanging human and natural world. You will learn the basic techniques of cartography (mapping), GPS (global positioning systems), GIS (Geographic 1 Information Systems), …

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IT311 – Sensors Used in Connected and Automated Vehicles

A course in the Vehicle Engineering Technician, Automotive Technology Associate Degree at Macomb Community College This course introduces students to principles of sensors (GPS, MEMS, LIDAR, Radar, Ultrasonic, Infrared) used in connected and automated vehicles, locomotion, autonomous mobile robots.

Introduction to Precision Agriculture

This course will provide an introduction to Precision Agriculture technologies, covering both the applications and the different technologies (e.g. geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing systems, variable rate application etc that make precision farming possible. Precision Agriculture course developed for students of agricultural educational institutions by agriculture science specialization.

Apps for Precision Agriculture

This PowerPoint presentation, made available by Clark State Community College, provides basic information on twelve different mobile applications that can be used to aid in various aspects of precision agriculture. Examples of application utility include drone monitoring, crop management, use of satellite imagery to monitor crops, plant stand calculations, weed identification, and more.

DRONETECH: Drones and Geospatial Applications

This collection includes materials from the DroneTech Educator Workshop: Drones and Geospatial Applications that was held by the National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT). “This workshop … focus[ed] on developing and integrating practical applications of Drone and Geospatial Technology use into curriculum. Ongoing applied research projects … provide[d] data and examples of how drones and …

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Supervised Classification of Drone Multispectral Images and Landcover Analysis

In this activity provided by the Unmanned Aircraft System operations Technician Education Program (UASTEP), students will learn to analyze multispectral images collected from a drone or unmanned aircraft system. Specifically, students will use the ArcGIS Pro software package to visualize, classify, and calculate the areas covered by different types of land cover. In addition, students …

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An Introduction to Visualizing and Analyzing LiDAR Data from Drones

In this 4-page activity, provided by the Unmanned Aircraft System operations Technician Education Program (UASTEP), students are introduced to some of the properties (i.e. return value, point count) of LiDAR data gathered by a sensor mounted on a drone or unmanned aircraft system. In addition, students use spatial analysis tools in the ArcGIS Pro software …

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Unsupervised Classification of Drone Multispectral Images and Landcover Analysis

In this activity provided by the Unmanned Aircraft System operations Technician Education Program (UASTEP), students will be introduced to a multispectral sensor that can be used with a drone or unmanned aircraft system. In addition, students will analyze multispectral data from the sensor by using a variety of geoprocessing tools found in the ArcGIS Pro …

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