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Harvard College/GSAS-ENG-SCI 103: Spatial Analysis of Environmental and Social Systems

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Spring 2015: Tu Th 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Introduces the fundamental statistical and mapping tools needed for analysis of environmental systems. Topics will be linked by environmental and social themes and will include GIS concepts; data models; spatial statistics; density mapping; buffer zone analysis; surface estimation; map algebra; suitability modeling. Students will acquire technical skills in both mapping and spatial analysis. Software packages used will include ArcGis. There will be guest lectures by researchers and practitioners who use GIS for spatial analysis.

Prerequisite: Applied Mathematics 21 or equivalent.

Course catalog title  Harvard College/GSAS: 9277
Instructor(s)  Sumeeta Srinivasan
Semester  Spring
Year  2015
Course category  Harvard Course
Semester Year  Spring 2015