GEO 371 - Cartography

Computer methods for visualizing qualitative and quantitative geographic information for data exploration, analysis, and communication. Trains the student to determine and construct suitable map projections for any study area; techniques for classifying and symbolizing data based on spatial and frequency distributions and the underlying behavior of the phenomena being mapped; and, effective map design and the use of color and lettering for different communication media. Lecture, 2 hours; laboratory, 4 hours.

Prerequisite(s): GEO 270 or departmental permission.

4 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015