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Last approved: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:18:27 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Geography (GEOG)
GIS for Emergency Management
GIS for Emergency Management
Fall 2015
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GEOG 3106


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Introduction to the theoretical principles of geographic information systems and examination of its history, current uses, and potential for emergency management through case studies, guest lectures, and hands-on training on various GIS products.
Understanding of the value and limitations of geographic context within the discipline of emergency management. Basic understanding of how these tools work to provide insights into the strengths, limitations and costs related to employing geospatial tools. Student's exposure to basic operational challenges related to the operation of GIS software for disaster applications. Discernment of the evolving nature of this discipline through case studies and first hand experiences.
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This course serves as an upper division elective for GIS Minor students. It is a follow up class to GEOG 2104 and 2106
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