2023-2024 Catalog

GEOL 229 Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing in the Geosciences

A broad introduction to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) within the geosciences. The relationships between geography, geology, and society will be pursued. Students will be exposed to both pertinent computer and analytical skills common to GIS, including both field and computer based projects that explore spatial data (regions, rocks), and their associated attributes (feature data). 


Geology 100-level course, or permission of the instructor