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GEOG 413 - Applications in Geographic Information Systems

(4 credits)
Prerequisite: GEOG 213 or consent of instructor
This course offers a solid background in the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to explore the analytical capabilities of GIS and apply them to real-world situations. Application of GIS techniques to problems in a variety of fields, including land-use planning, natural resource management, transportation, and urban and regional planning will be examined. Students develop their own projects and work at a more advanced level solving spatial problems with GIS. Students will have the practical experience of using GIS programming skills to solve real-world problems in a customized fashion. Three hours of lecture and one, two-hour laboratory weekly. Offered spring semester.