2018-2019 Catalog

GEO 255 Spatial Analysis with Geographic Information Science

An introduction to concepts of Geographic Information Science and spatial analysis using GIS; designed for natural science majors. Emphasis on spatial analysis, both vector and raster data, including: aerial photos, satellite imagery, and introductory terrain analysis. Course also includes introduction to GIS data acquisition and Global Positioning Systems receivers, individual and group projects, and presentation of results. It is expected that students are experienced using the MS Windows operating system and Microsoft Excel software. One three-hour laboratory per week.


4 units


GEO 105, GEO 106, GEO 150, or permission of instructor


GEO 255

Core Requirements Met

  • Laboratory Science