1800 - Digital Earth: An Introduction to Geospatial Technologies

Introduction to technologies used to map a changing world, with an emphasis on digital mapping explorations of human and environmental interactions on earth.  Course includes lab and fieldwork to introduce geographic information data collection and analysis techniques.  The course serves as a survey introduction to how geospatial technologies are used in human and environmental interactions on earth for many different fields, jobs and circumstances, such as: virtual globes, geographic information systems, global positioning satellites and remote sensing.  (3)