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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 235 - Applied GIS

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4NS, QFR

Geographic information systems (GIS) are used widely in the sciences and other disciplines to examine data that have spatial distribution. This course will introduce students to the methods for collecting spatial data and analyzing those data using GIS to solve geologic problems and communicate their results effectively, mainly through hands-on use of the industry standard ArcGIS software. Working in teams, students will complete a GIS based research project in collaboration with a local community partner.

Enrollment Limit: 16
Instructor: A. Schmidt

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: : Geology 120 or consent of the instructor.

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