Geographic Measurement

Geographers making field measurements
Course Number
Geog 203
Course Type
Course Description

Quantitative approaches to geographic problem solving, research methods and techniques: the interpretation and analysis of maps, aerial photographs, and remote sensing images; extraction of quantitative information from maps & images, the measurement and creation of geographical quantitative information such as distance, direction, and elevation; statistical summary of numerical observations including data classification and dispersion, measures of central tendency and dispersion, regression and correlation, and geographical spatial statistics; Geographic Information Systems for creation and analysis of quantitative spatial information.