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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

Aug 17, 2020 — Oct 11, 2020

Mar 16, 2020 — May 10, 2020

Mar 15, 2021 — May 9, 2021

Location

Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $2610