Oct 17, 2021  
Course Catalog 2006-2007 
Course Catalog 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 188 - Modern Field Techniques

Second Semester. Second Module. This course will examine techniques for measuring and representing Earth’s surface and consider how those techniques can be applied to practical problems in earth and environmental sciences. Students will learn elementary cartography, the theory behind traditional surveying and mapping techniques, and the theory behind modern surveying techniques that utilize laser telemetry and global positioning systems (GPS). Students will, in exercises, make maps using both traditional and modern surveying techniques and GPS.

Prerequisites & Notes
Enrollment Limit: 20.
Mr. Wojtal

Credits: 2 hours

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