Exploring the Environment: A Geo-Spatial Perspective
Session
Six Week - First
Class Number
2962
Career
Undergraduate
Units
4 units
Grading
Description
This course is designed to introduce students to various technical tools that are currently being used in geography and environmental fields today. GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS and Cartography are discussed in the course. The course covers, among other topics, a basic understanding of how GPS systems function and how they integrate with GIS. The course also provides students a basic understanding of how GPS systems function and how they integrate with GIS. The course also provides students a basic understanding of GIS software and concepts including raster and vector models. Students learn basic map fundamentals such as scale, map interpretation, and projections along with how remote sensing is used in mapping and GIS. The Lab portion of the course provides hands-on examples of different topical areas covered in lecture and how each integrates using real-world examples.
Class Attributes
Science Plus Lab (GEP)
Science Plus Lab (GFR)
Notes
This is an online section of GES 286. Access to a computer is required to complete this course. We can provide you with either a student version of ESRI ARCGIS 10.7 desktop software, (additionally you will need be be able to install and run Microsoft EXCEL, and a few other required programs), or alternatively, we can provide you with remote access to a computer configured to run the required applications. Please contact the instructor for more detailed information regarding computer configuration and/or remote access.
Class Actions
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Joseph School
Meets
TBA
Dates
06/01/2021 - 07/09/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Laboratory Required, Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Wait List
Seats Taken
18
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
18
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
5