Oct 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVS 390 - Geographic Information Systems

(4 cr) A course in geospatial concepts, GPS systems, remote sensing and emerging mapping technologies. The course will focus on applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to the environmental sciences and other disciplines. These systems employ computers to store, retrieve, transform, and display spatial data and have a myriad of applications in environmental studies and fields such as geography, engineering, sociology, criminology, archaeology. The laboratory focuses on data acquisition, data analysis and vector analysis, using a variety of spatial sources, and introduces current GIS computer software applications. Prerequisites: 4 credits of lab science OR permission of instructor.



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