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NOVA 2007-2008 College Catalog


GIS - Geographic Information Systems

GIS  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 ENV 230. Credit will not be granted for both courses]. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.