ES/ENVS 4520 3.00 Geographical Information Systems Applications in Environmental Studies
Focuses on advanced applications of Geographic Information Systems to topics related to planning and resource management. The technical aspects of GIS applications will be explored along with considerations related to database development. Students will gain hands-on experience with data input through scanners and digitizers, and with GIS analyses using both vector and raster data models. A significant part of the course will involve the development of a GIS database for analysis through group projects. Prerequisite: ES/ENVS 3520 3.00, or the permission of the instructor.