GEOG – Geography

GEOG 560 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (2-2-3)(F/S). Theory, concepts, principles, and practice of spatial data capture, storage, analysis, and display within a geographic information systems environment.

GEOG 561 REMOTE SENSING AND IMAGE PROCESSING (3-0-3)(F/S). Fundamentals and applications of single frequency (including LiDAR), multispectral, and hyperspectral remote sensing for physical, natural, engineering, and social sciences. Emphasis on acquiring, processing, integrating, and interpretation of imagery. Completion of one year of college physics strongly recommended. PREREQ: GEOG 560 or PERM/INST.

GEOG 562 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION ANALYSIS (2-2-3)(F/S). For graduate students with previous GIS experience or course work. Covers the operations and spatial analysis capabilities of a GIS, including spatial data models and data structure, spatial data management, and the spatial statistical analyses used to solve various problems. Lab fee. PREREQ: GEOG 561 or PERM/INST.

GEOG 570 (GEOS 570) EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE AND GLOBAL WARMING (3-0-3)(F/S). Survey of interactions among physical biogeochemical processes involved in climate and climate feed back. Explore in detail scenarios of global warming for the next century and their reliability. May be taken for GEOG or GEOS credit but not both. PREREQ: PERM/INST.

Refer to the University-wide Graduate Courses section in this catalog for additional course offerings.