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HGT321/3 Technology and Geographic Information

Course Details

  • Credit: 3
  • Semester: 1
  • Prerequisite: none


This course aims to describe concepts, process and application of technologies and geographic information which include remote sensing, global positioning system, and geographic information systems in solving spatial problems. The course emphasises on the application of digital remote sensing data in land use mapping and coastal zone management. It also discusses the application of GIS and GPS in urban and regional planning, business and service planning and assessment of socio- economic data in solving spatial problem. The skill acquired from this course allows students to assess and analyse spatial problems as well as look for solution using technology and geographic information.


School of Industrial Technology, Building G07, Persiaran Sains, Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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