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Advanced GIS and Spatial Analyses

E&ES 380
Spring 2020
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: QAC 344, E&ES 582
Certificates: Data Analysis Minor, Planetary Science Minor, Applied Data Science
Course Cluster: Planetary Science, Planetary Science Minor, Applied Data Science Certificate

A geographic information system (GIS) is a powerful database that allows for the collection, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of spatially referenced data. GIS technologies facilitate science, social science, and humanities research that uses location-based data. This course will focus on individual projects conducted within a collaborative learning framework. Each student is responsible for developing and producing a semester-long project focused on advanced spatial data analyses and/or advanced cartographic design using a GIS. Students will enter the course with an individual or small team (2-3 students) project in mind, such as a component of a senior thesis, work on a faculty member's research project, or a community-based service-learning project. Course sessions will be a mix of studio time for projects (e.g., work time, critiques), skill development (e.g., lectures, student-led skills-training sessions), and intellectual advancement (e.g., guest speakers, conference attendance).
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM E&ES
Course Format: Laboratory CourseGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: QAC231 OR E&ES280
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CADS)(DATA-MN)(E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HRAD-MN)(PSCI-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

Last Updated on JUN-25-2024
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