Geospatial Analysis

(2,3) 3 alternate years

A project-centered course incorporating advanced GIS tools, GPS field work, and data sources for geospatial analysis. This class focuses on a wide range os issues relating to the raster data model, and Digital Elevation Data (DEM) and satellite imagery. The majority of the classwill be devoted to 1) surface derivatives, including slope, aspect, and drainage; 2) modeling; and 3) error and uncertainty. This is a hands-on course, and the student will use a variety of software tools to experience model development, analysis, and visualization. There will be a semester project and a number of mini-projects. Prerequisites: EVRN131 and a 200 level or higher course in statistics.

Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12