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Courses - Fall 2019
GEOG
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GEOG170
Mapping our Digital World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: MS
GenEd: DSNS
Introduction to technical methods used in gathering, analyzing, and mapping geospatial information for applications such as urban mobility, environmental monitoring, situational awareness, and disaster management. Topics include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), cartography, map projections, satellite and airborne remote sensing, the global positioning system (GPS), and introductory statistics and probability. The course is a gateway to more advanced technical classes in geospatial science.