Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resources

Course ID: 
FNRM 3131

4.0 cr; Prereq-jr or sr; A-F or Aud, fall, spring, every year)

Spatial data development/analysis in science/management of natural resources. Data structures/sources/collection/quality. Geodesy, map projections, spatial/tabular data analysis. Digital terrain analysis, cartographic modeling, modeling perspectives, limits of technology. Lab exercises. Both onsite and fully online options for course enrollment.

Class Time: 50% Lecture, 50% Laboratory.
Work Load: 25-30 pages reading per week, 3 exams.
Grade: 15% mid exam, 15% final exam, 55% laboratory evaluation, 15% other evaluation. Third Test
Exam Format: short answer; multiple choice

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-- For Undergraduate Students only --

Graduate students go to FNRM 5131