A broad introduction to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) within the geosciences. The relationships between geography, geology, and society will be pursued. Students will be exposed to both pertinent computer and analytical skills common to GIS, including both field and computer based projects that explore spatial data (regions, rocks), and their associated attributes (feature data).
Instructor: Professor Wilson
Contact hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab
- Apr 3 Charles Darwin: Geologist & The Origin of Darwin’s Boulders, Tierra del Fuego
- Apr 10 Rheology Experiments at Extreme Conditions: Understanding the Mechanical Properties of Earth’s Interior
- Apr 17 American Indians at Mesa Verde and Their Connection to Earth: Geoscience and Archaeology Perspectives