2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Nov 27, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 360 - GIS & Land Change Models

Students learn how to use and to interpret GIS-based computer models that simulate land change, especially those models in Idrisi. Students learn funadmental concepts such as calibration, validation, extrapolation, uncertainty and sensitivity analysis. Most applications focus on policies for Smart Growth of suburbanization and policies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD).  The work is linked to on-going research at Clark University, thus topics vary somewht from year to year. The course culiminates in presentations of student projects. Open to doctoral and masters students.

Prerequisites: GEOG 390   or instructor permission

Anticipated Terms Offered: offered every spring