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October 27, 2005

SIS adds geoinformatics track

Pitt’s School of Information Sciences has introduced a 36-credit geoinformatics track.

Graduates of this new track in the M.S.I.S. program will be able to deploy and manage geoinformation systems in industry, conduct research in geotechnologies and pursue Ph.D. research in geoinformatics.

The discipline encompasses geospatial data collection, geospatial information analysis and modeling, geospatial information systems development, implementation and processing. Geoinformatics technologies include geospatial information systems global positioning systems and remote sensing.

Filed under: Feature,Volume 38 Issue 5

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