GIS 4685 - GIS and Natural Hazards
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the use of GIS in natural hazard assessment. Students receive an introduction to the use of geographical information systems (GIS) in various types of natural disasters and response management. Emphasis is placed on the types of applications and analytical techniques in environmental fields where GIS is commonly used as a mapping and analytical tool. The analytical techniques used in lab exercises consist of practical applications that support hazard risk and assessment, mitigation, and emergency response planning.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Geographic Information Systems to see the next time this course is offered.