GIS in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Summer 2020 > Science & Mathematics > ENVI.3010 > 021

Course No: ENVI.3010-021; SIS Class Nbr: 2910; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course introduces earth and environmental science students to applications of geographic information systems, emphasizing hands-on field experience in collecting spatial location data and in mapping environmental data using GIS software. Covers fundamentals of: geodesy; spherical and plane coordinate systems; spatial data concepts, including error, accuracy, and precision; location measurement technologies including GPS: vector and raster GIS data structures and file types, basic GIS operations, including georeferencing of raster files and editing of vector files; assembly of field data over a base map; analysis of spatial relationships using GIS tools; symbology and methods of map presentation.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 2:00 PM-4:40 PM EST
  • 2020 Summer: Jul 06 to Aug 16
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 18 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 22, June 5 and June 19 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 19 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 29 and June 12 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Monday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 10 and July 24 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 17 and July 31 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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