Fall '99 Course Guide

Courses in Geography (Division 374)

Fall Term, 1999 (September 8 December 22, 1999)

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Geog. 201/Geol. 201. Introductory Geography: Water, Climate, and Mankind.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Lars Stixrude (stixrude@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GS 144 (or 268). Those with credit for GS 111 may only elect Geog. 201 for 3 credits. (4). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (4; 3 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Geological Sciences 201.001.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 2 Waitlist Code: 3

Geog. 406/Urban Planning 406. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.

Section 001.


Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($20) required.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($20) required.

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course provides an introduction to Geographic Information Systems and related technologies. The course will cover basic principles and concepts of GIS, theory and tools of spatial analysis, and a broad exposure to GIS applications. The objectives of the course are to provide spatial information and analysis capabilities for urban planners and those in related disciplines. Content includes map analysis, hardware/software, nature of spatial data, data sources and acquisition, spatial analysis and models, presentation of output and reports, GIS trends and evaluation. The course will consist of two one-hour lectures per week and a three-hour lab using computer software, access to computer software for individual projects. There will be a course pack of readings.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Geog. 591. Research and Special Work in Human Geography.


Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Individual project under the direction of a faculty member enables student to pursue a course of study not included in organized courses offered by the Geography program.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 4: Permission of instructor

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