[Engineering Sciences 103. Spatial Analysis of Environmental and Social Systems]

Introduces the fundamental statistical and mapping tools needed for analysis of environmental systems. Topics will be linked by environmental and social themes and will include GIS concepts; data models; spatial statistics; density mapping; buffer zone analysis; surface estimation; map algebra; suitability modeling. Students will acquire technical skills in both mapping and spatial analysis. Software packages used will include ArcGis. There will be guest lectures by researchers and practitioners who use GIS for spatial analysis.
Note: Likely offered Spring 2021.
Prerequisite: Applied Mathematics 21 or equivalent.







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