This course introduces current development of Internet mapping and
advanced cartographic skills in Web-based maps.
By using Web-authoring tools (Microsoft SharePoint Designer or
Virtual Globes (Google Earth and ArcGIS Explorer), and Internet Map
servers (ESRI ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server, Google Map API) , students can
learn both the techniques of Internet mapping and the principles of
Web-based cartography, including multimedia, animation, 3D
visualization, and user interface design.
The lectures will focus on the theories and principles behind the
Internet mapping, including distributed component technologies, graphic
designs, and network communications.
The lab exercises will focus on the practical applications and
Web design skills for Internet mapping services.
Students will learn how to design and set up Internet mapping
services and to publish their Web maps.
GEO 380 or GEO381 or GEO484 or Web design experiences.
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