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5575. Natural Resource Applications of Geographic Information Systems

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Not open to students who have passed NRE 4575. (RG5050)

Grading Basis: Graded

The principles and applications of computer-assisted spatial data analysis in natural resources management will be covered. Both hypothetical and actual case studies of the use of geographic information systems (GIS) to solve natural resource problems will be discussed. Raster- and vector-oriented, microcomputer-based GIS software will serve as the hands-on tools for students.

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