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Conservation 340

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for
Forestry and Conservation


Course Description

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Forestry and Conservation (Cons 340) is an introductory course in the design, development, and application of geographic information system (GIS) and related technologies for students in Natural Resources Conservation, Forestry, and other related disciplines.  The lecture portion will deal with conceptual issues in GIS database design and development, analysis, and display. The laboratory portion will provide students with hands-on contact with GIS software products, such as ArcGIS, used in the analysis of geographically referenced data sets.  Priority enrollment is to students in Natural Resources Conservation, for whom this is a Required Course.

Temporal, Spatial & Thematic Information

 

Days

Time

Room #

Lecture

M, W

1:00 – 2:00

Room 1005, Forest Sciences Centre

Lab
Tues
Thurs
3:00 – 5:00
5:00 – 7:00
FSC 1404/1406
Office Hours
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