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    Mar 01, 2024  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
American University Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVS-655 Environmental Geographic Information Systems (3)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) hardware and software are commonly used to map and analyze the drivers and implications of deforestation, urbanization, flooding, air/water/soil pollution, environmental health disparities, and myriad other spatial-environmental phenomena. In this course, students enhance their theoretical and technical knowledge of GIS through analysis and cartographic representation of socio-environmental issues. The course primarily uses ArcGIS, with emphasis on spatial modeling and Model Builder. Crosslist: ENVS-455 . Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: ENVS-654 .