GEOG 217: Mapping Science in the 21st Century

The weekly labs in GEOG 217 provide pratical experience. GEOG 217 provides background needed for advanced courses in cartography (GEOG 317), remote sensing (GEOG/NRES 418), and GIS (GEOG/NRES 312 and 412).
Introduction to modern mapping sciences. Interpret and use both traditional and digital maps. Fundamentals of thematic mapping, topographic map analysis, interpretation of aerial and satellite imagery, principles of geographic information systems (GIS), fundamentals of the global positioning (GPS), and mapping on the Internet.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab , Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Techniques


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