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SCI L376. GIS for Environmental Decision Making Laboratory. 1 Credit Hour.

This laboratory will accompany the GIS for Environmental Decision Making course, which is designed to provide an overview of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), widely used by geologists, hydrologists, oceanographers, community planners and environmental engineers, utilizing diverse computer hardware and software applications. The lab will utilize GIS hardware and software to examine problems and challenges confronted by environmental decision makers, including land use planning, facility citing, resource management, conservation strategies, public health issues, and transportation planning. This course will consider how GIS applications are structured, what types of mapping data can be processed, and what customized products can be generated.
Pre/Corequisites: This course may only be taken concurrently with the lecture course or in a subsequent semester to the lecture course; fulfills the laboratory requirement
Session Cycle: Fall, Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.