GEO | 170

Maps and Geospatial Concepts

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Terms Teaching: Spring 2020

COURSE INFORMATION

Introduces principles and concepts needed to understand the use and interpretation of maps, geospatial technologies, geographic information systems and science. Includes: scale, reference systems, coordinate systems, map projections, types of maps, role of maps in society and culture, data visualization, global positioning systems, remote sensing, digital landscapes, and map interpretation. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Social Sciences/AAS, Social Sciences/AGS, Social Sciences/AS, Social Sciences/AAOT, Social Sciences/ASOT-B.

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