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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

(=MSCI 331 ) (Prereq: One Computer course and one Statistics course and MATH 160 ) (Coreq: ENVI 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. Three lecture hours per week. F.