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) technology dealing with the manipulation of data using computerized software data and GPS applications which utilize 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. Fall Only.