Geographic Info Systems


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Geographic Info Systems

Course Description

This course includes instruction in the following areas: structure and function of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), map projections and coordinate systems, geographic database editing, acquisition and interpretation of aerial photographs, incorporation of Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinate data into a GIS, and production of maps. Course emphasis is on GIS in a wildlife management context. Hands-on experience is provided through laboratory exercises which employ GIS software. Prerequisite(s): FRSC 2500 with a minimum grade of C and a minimum of 45 overall earned credit hours towards the BS-NRM degree.