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Course ID:FANR 4201/6201. 2 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Spatial Analysis for Integrative Natural Resource Problem Solving
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Description:
Use of geographic information systems (GIS) and related technologies (GPS, aerial photography) to study natural resources in Costa Rica. Students will address questions like "How do animals use shade-grown v. full-sun coffee farms?” while learning technologies and methods to collect, analyze, and map natural resource data for forests, wildlife, fisheries, and water resources.
Athena Title:SPATIAL ANALYSIS CR
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FANR 3800 or FANR 3800L or FORS 3910-3910L
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught in summer through-session. Travel to Costa Rica will be restricted to the summer short session I; therefore, the course instruction will be intensive, having lecture (80 minutes) and lab time (3 hours) daily, often integrated to improve learning through immediate application. Lecture/lab hours are listed as if it was a fall/spring semester-long course. Student project work will continue after the travel portion and final projects are due before the end of through-session.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Undergraduate Corequisite:FANR 4201L/6201L and FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D
Graduate Corequisite:FANR 4201L/6201L and FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D
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Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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