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Environmental Research Methods

GISC515

Description

This course will expand upon GIS and remote sensing concepts, techniques, and tools used in environmental research. Students will gather, process, and analyze data from a variety of sources. Data sources will include GIS and remotely sensed data from online repositories like USGS Earth Explorer, Google Earth, state GIS repositories, the National Atlas Viewer, the NPS IRMA Data Portal, the NRCS Soil Data Viewer, and the USDA Geospatial Data Gateway. Types of data examined will include vector and raster spatial data, imagery, maps, and topographic data. Students will also learn to gather, process, and analyze basic geographic data using tools they have access to including GPS devices including watches, smartphones, cameras, and trackers.
Pre Reqs:
GISC-505 DE GIS & REMOTE SENSING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS

Dates

Mar 15, 2021 — May 9, 2021

Jan 10, 2022 — Mar 6, 2022

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1950