GEOG418: Field and Laboratory Techniques in Environmental Science

Applied introduction to field methods. This class is built around a two week field trip (mid-August) with a base camp in the headwaters of the Potomac River in the mountains of West Virginia. During the camp the following topics are covers: GPS (global positions system), stream hydrology measurements, vegetation classification and ordination, micrometeorlogical measurements, soils, water quality, remote sensing and GIS, local environmental issues, geomophology and paleohistory, and natural and cultural history. (Technical)
Credits: 1-3
Grading Method: Regular Regular grading
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Ralph Dubayah View Syllabus
    Fall 2014 Instructor: Ralph Dubayah View Syllabus