Nov 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

GEOL 211: Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems


(1 Unit)
Prerequisite: GEOL 111  recommended.
An introduction to the elementary principles, techniques and utility of remotely sensed imagery and image interpretation, especially when used in conjunction with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Shows how digital maps created from, or utilizing, digital imagery from airplanes, space shuttles and satellites can help in displaying and analyzing spatial data, modeling processes and making decisions. Laboratory emphasizes the use of remote sensing and GIS in a variety of environmental applications. Lecture and laboratory. Offered in alternate years. McRivette.