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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

GEOG 59 Environmental Applications of GIS

This course uses geographic information science (GIS) to analyze environmental systems. Students will learn advanced GIS techniques such as topographic analysis, spatial modeling, spatial statistics, remote sensing, and spatiotemporal data analysis.  These methods will be explored through a wide variety of applications, including watershed hydrology, water quality, vegetation, land use/land cover, climate, wildlife ecology, and natural hazards.  In lectures, laboratory exercises, and class projects, students will gain experience in designing and implementing GIS-based solutions to environmental problems.

Cross Listed Courses

EARS 077


GEOG 50 or GEOG 51/EARS 65, or permission of the instructor.

Distributive and/or World Culture


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