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Semester 2 - Dual-Delivery
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Integrated Spatial Systems is a capstone subject focusing on solutions to environmental, economic and social dilemmas that face us in the 21st century require an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach. This subject, delivered in the final semester of the Spatial Systems major, provides a basis for students to integrate and apply the knowledge they have gained throughout their studies in different disciplines to solve real world problems.
The project will provide opportunities to apply knowledge of fundamental concepts, theory, and applications in core areas of positioning technologies and measurement integration, GIS, distributed spatial computing and mapping, web mapping, and location-based services.
This capstone subject will also provide ample opportunity for the students to gain experience and skills in how to perform a real-world, client-driven, interdisciplinary project, including important communication and organizational skills.
This subject will have a 4 day residential field work. This field work is compulsory for all students.
Project management, scientific communication, data collection and management, map design, GPS surveying
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
- ILO 1 - Formulate a geospatial project, including time and workload management
- ILO 2 - Access, collect, organize and present (spatial) data in ways that support a project
- ILO 3 - Integrate appropriate components of spatial technologies to meet the requirements of a project
- ILO 4 - Analyse spatial information to enhance the environmental, economic and social value of project outcomes
- ILO 5 - Communicate these enhancements effectively, through writing and presentation, using appropriate spatial representation
- ILO 6 - Critically reflect on the process and achievements of a project and the contribution and conduct of a project team
On completion of the subject the students will have the:
- Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals
- Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation, and solution
- Ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large
- Ability to manage information and documentation
- Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities, and commitment to them
- Capacity for lifelong learning and professional development.
Last updated: 10 August 2022