|Our Digital World: Overview of GISciences|
Course Number: Geog 170
This class explores the geospatial information that surrounds us -maps, images, and location-specific data. The course examines the creation and use of maps and map-related products to answer spatial questions, and provides the tools students need to assess the strengths and limitations of map representations. It investigates the application of geospatial technologies like GPS, Google Earth, satellite imaging, and GIS to improve and enhance our ability to understand and convey spatial information.