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Fall 2016 Semester
May 31, 2020
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ENVR 3300 - Geographic Information Systems
Studies how to use a geographic information system (GIS). Explores the practical application of GIS to support scientific and social inquiry, analysis, and decision making. Topics include spatial data collection; data accuracy and uncertainty; cartographic principles and data visualization; geographic analysis; and legal, economic, and ethical issues associated with using GIS. Investigates case studies from geology, environmental science, urban planning, architecture, social studies, and engineering. Provides extensive hands-on experience with a leading commercial GIS software package. Offers students an opportunity to conceive their own research problem that can be addressed using GIS and reach conclusions that are summarized in a professional report. Prereq. ENVR 1101, ENVR 1112, or ENVR 1200 (any of which may be taken concurrently), or permission of instructor. Coreq. ENVR 3301.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Marine & Environment Sciences Department

Course Attributes:
NUpath Analyzing/Using Data, NUpath Creative Express/Innov, NU Core Math/Anly Think Lvl 2, UG College of Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

ENVR 3301

Undergraduate level ENVR 1101 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ENVR 1112 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ENVR 1200 Minimum Grade of D-

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