GIS case studies
and related technology used in government and industry; emphasis
on natural resource management, watershed analysis, remote sensing
and aerial photo interpretation. Global Positioning Systems (GPS),
and principles of cartography. Hands-on experience using introductory
GIS and GPS technology. (GEOG
Course Student Learning Outcomes - Geography - GEOG 0085
CSLO 1 - Research GIS case studies for any industry of choice, with focus on application to solve real-world problems.
CSLO 2 - Distinguish between base map features and thematic map features for a particular application, such as watershed mapping.
CSLO 3 - Compare and contrast different remote sensing products and applications, discussing advantages and disadvantages.
CSLO 4 - Identify key elements of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) including aspects of proper set-up, positional accuracy, corrections methods, and output to mapping software.