Geography Demography Courses

169. Satellite Remote Sensing and Imaging Geographic Information Systems. (4)

Lecture, two hours; laboratory, one hour. Enforced requisite: course 7. Introduction to fast-growing field of environmental monitoring from space. Application of Landsat, radar, Global Positioning System (GPS), and Earth Observing System satellites to land-use change, oceanography, meteorology, and environmental monitoring. Introduction to digital image-processing and imaging geographic information systems (GIS) software. P/NP or letter grading.

242. Advanced Population Geography. (4)

Lecture, three hours; reading period, one hour. Requisite: course 142. Study of population dynamics and migration, spatial variation in population composition, and population resource problems, diffusion, and epidemiology.

299B. Geographic Data Visualization and Analysis. (4)

Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Requisites: course 168, Statistics 12. Development of broad base of knowledge and set of skills that foster conduct of high-quality geographic data analysis. S/U or letter grading.