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An Introduction to GIS/GPS

FOR243

Overview of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) technology as it pertains to forest technology. Emphasis on the GIS technology of ARC VIEW and ARC INFO. Enables the student to move back and forth between Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) applications. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology deals with the manipulation of data using computerized software data. Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS) technically deals with the capture of location data via the 24 satellites that orbit the Earth. 3 Credits (2 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): CSC124 and MTH180 or CSC124 and MTH124. Spring Only.

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