Geographic data analysis 220

Module code GIS 220
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The nature of geographical data and measurement.Application of statistics in the geographical domain. Probability, probability distributions and densities, expected values and variances, Central Limit theorem. Sampling techniques. Exploratory data analysis, descriptive statistics, statistical estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation analysis and regression analysis. Examples used throughout the course are drawn from South African and African case studies and taught within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Module credits 14.00
NQF Level 06
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites GMC 110 and (STK 110 OR BME 120)
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Geography Geoinformatics and Meteorology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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