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Atlantic Cape Will Offer Training in Geospatial Technology

June 23, 2010

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new training program in one of the top three fastest-growing career fields this summer. Geospatial Technician Certification, a 300-hour program, meets 5:45-9:15 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning July 19, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

This course is designed for professionals working in Homeland Security, law enforcement, economic development, land developers, land surveyors, military science, engineering, public safety, real estate, municipality professionals, GIS/RS-related professionals, and anyone interested in entering the geospatial field.

The program includes four modules:

Introduction to GIS & Remote Sensing – This module covers the basic concepts in Project Management, GIS and Remote Sensing, history of mapping, projections, coordinate system, scale multispectral imagery, etc.

Introduction to GIS Tools & Processes - Students are introduced to ArcGIS software including: Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Network Analyst, and Leica’s Image Analysis extension for ArcGIS.

Advance Tools in GIS & Remote Sensing - Introduction to advanced concepts and techniques using the ArcGIS software and understanding fundamental concepts of 3D analysis, visualization and data processing.

Capstone Project – Demonstrates a student’s application of the skills and concepts learned in previous modules.

For more information on this program, visit www.atlantic.edu/gis.