Introduction to the variable physical character of the earth. Treatment of weather, climate, soil, vegetation, landforms and oceanic circulation with emphasis on processes, interrelationships and distributional patterns. Students can not receive credit for both GEOG 104 and GEOG 105. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB.
GEOG 319 GEOG INFORMATION SCIENCE (Fall 2019)
Study of automated information handling using geographically referenced data to support spatial analysis. Consideration of and experience in the collection, storage and display of computer manipulated data. Includes hands-on experience with a variety of commercial software GIS packages. Prerequisite: GEOG 219. Three hours lecture, one two-hour laboratory per week.
GEOG 321 REMOTE SENSING OF ENVRNMT (Fall 2019)
Examination of fundamental principles, history and applications of remote sensing technology to environmental studies. Emphasis on electromagnetic spectrum, aerial photography, photogrammetry, satellite imaging systems, digital image processing, and major applications of remote sensing in mapping and managing environmental problems. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in geography. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.