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NRES 455 XM1 - Adv GIS for Nat Res Planning

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Examines the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to natural resource planning and decision making. Integrates principles of decision making in various contexts: public and private, single and multiple criteria, and various forms of management constraints. Management alternatives are then incorporated into a GIS system for further review and analysis. Course combines GIS software with computer-based optimization and quantitative decision making models. Course Information: 2 undergraduate hours. 2 graduate hours. Offered in alternate years. Prerequisite: GEOG 479 or NRES 454.

Special Instructions:

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. This course requires ArcGIS 10.6 or higher and ArcGIS Pro 2.2 or higher. Both are available free to students via the webstore. Fast internet and dual computer monitors is highly recommended.. For GIS courses, dual monitors and high speed, wired internet access are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. No textbook is required. Campus students wishing to take this course may be eligible for a Departmental Approval. E-mail nres-ssc@illinois.edu with your UIN, major, and year to request the override.

Academic Program Restrictions:

NDEG:Undergrad Nondeg-CE-UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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