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NOVA 2007-2008 College Catalog


ENV - Environmental Science

ENV  230


(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisite(s): ENG 4, ENG 3, MTH 2, GIS 200. Introduces Global Positioning Systems(GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) hardware and software and applies the principles of GPS and GIS to Forest Science and Environmental Science. Includes: Natural Disasters; Pest Control; Water Quality; Prescribed Burning; Identifying Sources of Pollution. [This course covers the same content as GIS 230. Credit will not be granted for both courses]. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.