Applied Urban Environmental Modeling

Applied Urban Environmental Modeling
Complexities of urban environment through use of geographic techniques, including remote sensing, GIS, GPS, aerial photo and map interpretation, and fieldwork. Modeling human impact on the physical environment by examining local case studies and completing group projects. Developing and building technical skills as tools in understanding the urban environment.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedGeog 212, 213, 313.
 TaughtWinter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 414
Course Outcomes

Complex urban environments

Understand the complexity and heterogeneity of the urban environment.

Geospatial technologies

Use Geographic Information Systems and remote sensing to map the biotic and abiotic components of the urban environment.

Model urban processes

Use geospatial technologies to map and model complex urban processes.