Ecological Analysis with Geographic Information Systems


Geographic information systems (GIS) are computerized systems for the capture, storage, management, analysis, and display of geographically referenced data and their attributes. Emphasizes mastery of the basic principles and applications of GIS, including coordinate systems, data transformations, spatial analysis, and accuracy assessment. Laboratory exercises analyze ecological data and examples and provide extensive hands-on experience with ArcGIS, a professional GIS software package.

Format: Lecture, Laboratory

Prerequisites: PoB2 (BIOL-UA 12 or 9012)

Corequisites: None

Location: New York

Equivalent(s): None


Term(s) offered:

Requirements satisfied:
  • Major: Biology Standard Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: Ecology Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Laboratory Skills
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: GPH/Biology
      • Emphasis-Area Elective
          • Environmental Health
      • Additional Elective
  • Minor: Environmental Biology
      • Elective