BIOL 370: GIS for Ecology and Environmental Science
(Cross-listed with ENSCI). Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. F.S.
Prereq: Six credits in biological and /or physical sciences, and permission of instructor.
Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) with emphasis on ecological and environmental applications. No prior GIS experience required. Guided, individualized study of topics based on student background and interest. For students with prior experience, topics and activities are selected to build upon any previous experience and minimize duplication to previous GIS coursework. Potential topics include: basic concepts of GIS, data structures, database management, spatial analysis, modeling and visualization of ecological and environmental data. Case studies in ecological and environmental applications using ArcGIS. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.
...525 , AGRON 551 , BIOL 454 , BIOL 428 , and...AGRON 331 or AGRON 370 ; Or up to...