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Geographic Information Sciences

The development of Geographic Information Science (GIS) theories, tools, and databases that provide scientific approaches to geographic inquiries, environmental management and policy-making. Specific topics include environmental (change) monitoring and detection, spatially explicit environmental modeling, environmental information geo-visualization and communication, and the development of spatial decision support systems for resource management, hazard response and planning, and sustainable developments.

Faculty & Staff

Contact: Geoffrey Duh,

PhD Students

Masoud Momeni

Example Graduate Courses

Geog 582 Satellite Image Classification
Geog 585 Map Design & Production
Geog 588 Geographic Information Systems
Geog 590 GIS Programming