This three-day elective examines how GIS has a long and respectable history with regards to applications in the natural resources arena. This course provides an overview of how GIS has been and can be applied to Environmental and Natural Resource issues. Environmental modeling of atmosphere, biosphere and the earth processes are discussed and students are exposed to a variety of examples. Sources of terrain, natural resources and environmental data are reviewed and case studies of specific applications are provided. This course includes a significant hands-on component.
Prerequisite(s): GIS 0110: Introduction to ArcGIS