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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 331 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (3 credits)

(=ENVI 331 ) (Prereq: One Statistics course) (Coreq: MSCI 331L ) An introduction to the fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing. Using a database tied to particular geographic coordinates, a GIS is an automated system for storing, transforming, analyzing and displaying spatial data. This course discusses input methods, data storage, data accuracy, data models, types of query and analysis, and map output. Each student designs, conducts and presents a semester research project. Offered as needed.