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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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GEOL 460 - Geographic Information Systems for Earth and Environmental Sciences


Units: 4
An introduction to applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to geology and other earth sciences. Application of GIS software for interpretation and analysis of spatial data. Use of digital terrain data and remotely-sensed imagery. Creation of maps and report generation. Lecture Units: 2; Lab Units: 2.

Prerequisites: GEOL 210.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GEOL 4600.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Cross-listed: ENSC 460
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Describe vector and raster geospatial data models.
  2. Perform map projections.
  3. Georeference a dataset.
  4. Build terrain models.
  5. Evaluate and interpret spatial data in context of the Earth Sciences.




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