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ENVS 210 Maps, GIS and the Environment (5)

Introduces students to the elements of geographic information systems (GIS) including cartography, data structure, map overlays, and spatial analysis. Applications of GIS to environmental issues relating to hydrology and watershed management, soil science, land-use planning, and conservation are explored in a hands-on style, incorporating both field activities and GIS software. This course is the same course as GEOG 210. Students may receive credit for either ENVS 210 or GEOG 210 but not both. Laboratories and field trips included.

Prerequisite: ENGL/ 095 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 090 or MATH 093 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent assessment in these areas.