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NRES 454 XM1 - GIS in Natural Resource Mgmt

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing for natural resource management. Personal computers and GIS software are used to demonstrate the utility of these techniques for data acquisition, image processing, and map modeling. Exercises include problems relevant to the management of natural resources such as land cover mapping, monitoring, suitability and productivity assessment, landscape pattern analysis, land use change analysis, spatial modeling, and decision making. Course Information: 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

Special Instructions:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) restrictions and assessments apply, see www.cit.illinois.edu. Online scheduled class sessions require each student to have high speed internet access and either a headset with microphone or an external microphone and speakers so they may participate in the class discussions. Wireless internet is not recommended.

Academic Program Restrictions:

NDEG:Undergrad Nondeg-CE-UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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