GEOG 518

Advanced Spatial Analysis and Spatial Statistics

Units: 1.5

An opportunity to gain theoretical and applied experience in spatial statistics and advanced geographical analysis. Topics include: point pattern analysis, areal data analysis and spatial autocorrelation, and geostatistics (i.e., variograms and kriging). Labs and a final project are designed to provide students with hands on experience applying theory to a range of data sets and to a data set selected by the student.


  • Students who have equivalent GIS experience may request permission to register in the course.
  • Master's Program students are required to take one of GEOG 518, GEOG 523, GEOG 524.


Graduate course in the Geography program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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