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  • GEO 102: The Earth

    Undergraduate 3 credits


    A summary of the processes that have shaped the earth and the other terrestrial planets as inferred from study of their surface materials, structural features, and interiors. Topics include the earth in the solar system; earth materials and rock-forming processes; surface processes and their bearing on human activities; crustal deformation and global tectonics; the earth's interior; and the geological features, compositions, and evolution of the terrestrial planets. Not for credit in addition to GEO 122.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16258530Christiane StidhamFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open

    Session 26409130Christiane StidhamFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open

  • GEO 313: Understanding Water Resources

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: one D.E.C. E or SNW course


    A survey of the world's water resources and the fundamental processes and concepts that govern their distribution and resupply. Topics to be covered include processes in the hydrologic cycle, water resource supply and demand, water quality, and societal aspects relating to drinking water, and industrial and agricultural water usage. Consideration is given to global water shortages, projected impacts of climate change, water-based conflict, water resource management, and conservation practices. Detail will be devoted to pollution sources, water quality standards, drinking water treatment, and government regulation. Local water issues will also be addressed.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26432530Mirza BegMon. & Weds.09:30-12:55PMWest (Main Campus)Closed +

    Note: Synchronous Online

  • GEO 513: GIS Fundamentals I

    Graduate 3 credits

    This course provides the basic concepts underlying modern geographic information science and technology. Emphasis is placed on the principles of GIS for collecting, storing, characterizing, and maintaining data and computer-based techniques for processing and analyzing spatial data. The course includes three hours of lecture, in class exercises and homework projects each week. This is a computer based class with the majority of students work involving GIS computer software. Prerequisite: working knowledge of spreadsheet software

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 1 Extended6515630Sung Gheel JangFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +

    Note: Offered as GEO 513/GSS 513 and GSS 313

    Session 1 Extended6604831Maria BrownFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +

    Note: Offered as GSS 313/GSS 513 and GEO 513

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