Welcome to GEOG 486 - Cartography and Visualization
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Quick Facts about GEOG 486
- Instructor: Adrienne Gruver
- Course Structure: Online, 10-12 hours a week for 10 weeks
- Overview: GEOG 486 is one of several courses students may choose as their final course in the Certificate Program in Geographic Information Systems. Cartographic design projects emphasizing effective visual thinking and visual communication with geographic information systems. Prerequisites - GEOG 484