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Maps & Remote Sensing
MAPS & REM SEN
CLASS CODE: GEOG 240 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the principles of mapping and various types of remote sensing.
TAUGHT: Fall 2004, Winter 2005
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Map projections, computer mapping software, remote sensing, aerial photos and satellite imagery.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Acquire accurate knowledge of the fundamental principles and theories of cartography and remote sensing.
Gain a broader appreciation of the rols of maps incommunicating physical and cultural spatial data.
Develop critical reasoning skills with regard to cartographic portayal of spatial information.
Apply cortographic principles athrough interpretation, analysis, and research.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001