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Fall 2021
May 19,2022
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ENSC 225 - GIS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
This course applies current trends, software industry standards and applications using Geographic Information Systems (GlS) software. GIS are systems that help us organize, manage, analyze, and present the spatial dimension ofinformation on maps, and across many disciplines. lt is a tool for scientists and for decision making. Components and areas ofinterest that environmental scientists study have geographic characteristics and extent. What, when, how and where we are conducting our studies are all critical in GIS. The purpose ofthis course is to teach students the foundations ofGlS and how it is applied in environmental science, and other related disciplines. We will also discuss the policy and organizational issues involved in GIS, and the institutional framework that supports them, including ethical and legal issues, and standards governing GIS data in New lersey.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Environmental Science Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR ENSC 225

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ENSC 103
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ENSC 210
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ENSC 220
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: BIOL 221
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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