Jun 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ES 260 - Geographic Information Systems

This course provides an introduction to the field of Geographic Information Systems, including cartography, visualization, and analyses of geospatial data. Students will learn the basics of mapping/cartography (e.g. scale, projections, map design), create maps with commonly used digital data (e.g., aerial photographs, census boundaries, digital elevation models), and master basic methods of spatial analyses. Both concepts and hands-on techniques will be taught in this course. 

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: Environmental Studies Majors/Minors, Environmental Science Majors, and Human Geography Minors Only.