EENV-360 Geographic Information Systems

An introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) theory, software and practical application. Students will use GIS software to organize, edit, analyze and display geographic data to develop new understanding and interpretation of both natural and human landscapes and resources. Mapping exercises and student projects will be used to develop skills in data management, spatial analysis and estimation (geostatistics), terrain analysis, and spatial modeling. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. 4 SH. 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours. CC: Interdisciplinary, Oral Intensive.