Indigenous Environmental Stewardship and Reclamation 320

Geographical Mapping and Applications

Course details

This course focuses on learning how to use GPS (Global Positioning Systems) and GIS (Global Information Systems) programs and applications. In particular, students will learn how to use these two types of systems in relation to mapping natural resources. GIS will be used to generate maps and prepare a natural resource plan. GPS on the other hand will be used to collect spatial and attribute data in the field for integration with existing GIS datasets. 

3 Credits

Course prerequisites

IESR 240, IESR 270

This course is also featured in the following Yellowhead Tribal College programs.