Geographic Measurement

geographers making field measurements
Course Number: Geog 203
Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Lecture + Lab
College: 
Science & Engineering
Department: 
Geography & Environment
Course Description: 

 

Quantitative approaches to geographic problem solving, research methods and techniques: the interpretation and analysis of maps, aerial photographs, and remote sensing images; extraction of quantitative information from maps & images, the measurement and creation of geographical quantitative information such as distance, direction, and elevation; statistical summary of numerical observations including data classification and dispersion, measures of central tendency and dispersion, regression and correlation, and geographical spatial statistics; Geographic Information Systems for creation and analysis of quantitative spatial information.