Spatial Data Analysis and GIS (ES4126.01)

Tim Schroeder

This is a practical course in the methods used to collect, analyze, display, and communicate spatial information. These methods are critical to the fields of geology, hydrology, ecology, environmental science and engineering, and include: compass and GPS data collection, projections, 3-D analysis, map and cross section construction, and use of analysis tools in geographic information systems (GIS) software. This course is project-based; students will be expected to develop their own work, and will be encouraged to address inquiries from other classes or independent studies. Students will be expected to have some familiarity with GIS.

Prerequisites: Prior coursework in Earth Science or Ecology; Permission of instructor
Credits: 4
M 2:10pm - 6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 14
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as Four Credit, Updates, 4000, Earth Science, Tim Schroeder, All courses.