GEO 800 Level Courses

  • GEO 802  Geospatial Technology

    GEO 802  Geospatial Technology

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Recommended Background:
    Familiarity with coordinate systems.
    Description:
    Comprehensive introduction to geotechnologies. Concepts and theories of remote sensing to include image interpretation and processing, Global Positioning Systems, spatial data structures, and geographic information systems.
  • GEO 813  Seminar in Urban and Economic Geography

    GEO 813  Seminar in Urban and Economic Geography

    Semester:
    Spring of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 9 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Recommended Background:
    Two of GEO 413, GEO 414, GEO 415, GEO 418.
    Description:
    Review of research on selected topics in urban and economic geography.
  • GEO 816  The World System of Cities

    GEO 816  The World System of Cities

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Restrictions:
    Open to graduate students.
    Description:
    Modern global economic restructuring. Social, economic, and political impacts on world system of cities.
    Interdepartmental With:
    Global Urban Studies Program
  • GEO 817  China and Globalization

    GEO 817  China and Globalization

    Semester:
    Fall of even years
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Recommended Background:
    GEO 113 or GEO 204 or GEO 337 or GEO 413
    Restrictions:
    Open to graduate students.
    Description:
    Theoretical debates and empirical discussions on current social, economic, environmental, and spatial challenges facing contemporary urban China in an era of globalization. Comparative and thematic approach.
    Interdepartmental With:
    Global Urban Studies Program
  • GEO 826  Geocomputation

    GEO 826  Geocomputation

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 9 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Description:
    Research on topics in cartography, geographic information systems, and remote sensing.
  • GEO 827  Digital Image Processing and Analysis

    GEO 827  Digital Image Processing and Analysis

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2   Lab Hours: 4
    Prerequisite:
    GEO 424
    Description:
    Use of computer to classify and enhance satellite images and to extract information from them. Combining images from different sources. Accuracy assessment of resulting information.
  • GEO 837  Remote Sensing of the Biosphere

    GEO 837  Remote Sensing of the Biosphere

    Semester:
    Fall of even years
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Prerequisite:
    GEO 424 or approval of department
    Description:
    Remote sensing for environmental and global change research. Advanced image interpretation and applications with emphasis on independent research projects.
  • GEO 865  Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography

    GEO 865  Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography

    Semester:
    Spring of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
    Recommended Background:
    GEO 363
    Description:
    Statistical and mathematical approaches. Multiple regression, principal components and factor analysis, discriminant analysis. Related taxonomic methods.
  • GEO 866  Spatial Data Analysis

    GEO 866  Spatial Data Analysis

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3   Lab Hours: 2
    Recommended Background:
    (GEO 363 or STT 421 or STT 430) or equivalent quantitative methods courses.
    Description:
    Theory and techniques for statistical analysis of point patterns, spatially continuous data, and data in spatial zones.
    Semester Alias:
    GEO 466
    Interdepartmental With:
    Statistics and Probability
  • GEO 869  Agent-Based Modeling

    GEO 869  Agent-Based Modeling

    Semester:
    Spring of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Recommended Background:
    Basic understanding of data structures and algorithms covered in an introductory course of any programming language.
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Theoretical concepts related to simulating dynamic geographic phenomena in the intersection between human and natural systems. Innovative agent-based methodology applied to complex social-environmental systems. Hands-on experience of agent-based modeling, with special emphasis on modeling human decision-making and its impact on the natural environment.
    Interdepartmental With:
    Environmental Science and Policy
  • GEO 871  Seminar in Physical Geography

    GEO 871  Seminar in Physical Geography

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Recommended Background:
    at least one course in physical geography
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Research on topics in physical geography.
  • GEO 872  Seminar in Human Geography

    GEO 872  Seminar in Human Geography

    Semester:
    Fall of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Recommended Background:
    at least one course in human geography
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Research on topics in human geography.
  • GEO 873  Seminar in Human-Environment Geography

    GEO 873  Seminar in Human-Environment Geography

    Semester:
    Spring of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Recommended Background:
    at least one course in human geography and one course in physical geography.
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Research on topics in human-environment geography.
  • GEO 874  Seminar in Geographic Information Science

    GEO 874  Seminar in Geographic Information Science

    Semester:
    Spring of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Recommended Background:
    at least one course in geographic information science, cartography or remote sensing
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Geographic information science (GIS) applications to social and environmental problems. Theory and related issues.
  • GEO 886  Research Design in Geography

    GEO 886  Research Design in Geography

    Semester:
    Spring of every year
    Credits:
    Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Research and writing in geography. Identification of geographic problems and their relative importance. Structuring and stating hypotheses. Data acquisition and tests for validity.
  • GEO 890  Advanced Readings in Geography

    GEO 890  Advanced Readings in Geography

    Semester:
    Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
    Credits:
    Variable from 1 to 8
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Restrictions:
    Approval of department.
    Description:
    Advanced independent readings.
  • GEO 892  Advanced Research in Geography

    GEO 892  Advanced Research in Geography

    Semester:
    Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
    Credits:
    Variable from 1 to 4
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Description:
    Advanced independent research.
  • GEO 899  Master's Thesis Research

    GEO 899  Master's Thesis Research

    Semester:
    Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
    Credits:
    Variable from 1 to 12
    Reenrollment Information:
    A student may earn a maximum of 99 credits in all enrollments for this course.
    Restrictions:
    Open to graduate students.
    Description:
    Master's thesis research.