NREM 446: Integrating GPS and GIS for Natural Resource Management
(Dual-listed with NREM 546). (Cross-listed with ENSCI). (2-3) Cr. 3. F.
Prereq: 12 credits in student's major at 300 level or above, NREM 345 or equivalent experience with ArcGIS
Emphasis on the use of GPS as a data collection tool for GIS. Basic theory of GPS. Use of Global Positioning System technology for spatial data collection and navigation. Post-processing and real-time correction of GPS data. GPS data transfer to GIS for mapping applications. Use of GIS to construct waypoints for use in GPS navigation.