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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2013–2015 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Course Listing Environmental Planning and Geomatics 372  

Environmental Planning and Geomatics 372
11:372:202 Environmental Issues in the United States (3) Major trends in contemporary environmental concerns. Analysis of environment as a system of interrelated natural and man-made resources, people, and social institutions. Public policies designed to cope with environmental-human needs.
11:372:231 Fundamentals of Environmental Planning (3) Principles of environmental planning related to the planning process. Special emphasis on natural principles, policy issues, and social concerns impacting land use outcomes.
11:372:232 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics (3) New technologies to make better use of geospatial data for environmental and natural resource analysis and management. Basic concepts, definitions, and examples of different applications used in an environmental planning and management context.
11:372:233 Fundamentals of Environmental Geomatics Laboratory (1) An optional laboratory to accompany 11:372:323. Experience in the basics of GIS using ArcView.
11:372:322 Land Measurement and Mapping (3) Principles of surveying and mapping. Measurement of distances, angles, and direction. Use of tripod level, transit, compass, plane table, and personal computer. Lec./rec. 2 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: Algebra and trigonometry.
11:372:362 Intermediate Environmental Geomatics (3) Concepts and techniques for the manipulation and analysis of geospatial data. Emphasis on environmental and natural resource management applications. Instruction in desktop geographic information system software. Prerequisite: 11:372:232 or by permission.
11:372:369 Analytical Methods for Environmental Geomatics (3) Statistical concepts and related quantitative techniques for the analysis of problems in environmental and natural resource management, with emphasis on gathering, processing, and analyzing spatial information. Prerequisites: 01:198:110 or equivalent, 01:960:401 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
11:372:371 Air-Photo Interpretation (3) Interpretation and analysis of aerial photography and remotely sensed imagery for environmental and natural resource management. Photogrammetry, mapping, geology, land forms, hydrology, soils, vegetation, and cultural features. Prerequisite 11:372:232 or permission of instructor.
11:372:374 Global Positioning Systems (1.5) Use of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to capture and integrate field data into a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database for environmental analysis. Prerequisite: 11:372:232 or permission of instructor.
11:372:409 New Jersey Planning Practice (3) Practice of planning, including land use, environmental, transportation, and other planning fields; structure of planning for all levels of government, covering planning history, legislation (with a focus on the Municipal Land Use Law), intergovernmental relationships, and the various participants in the planning process. Includes a team-based field project.
Prerequisite: 11:372:231 or equivalent.
11:372:411 Environmental Planning and the Development Process (3) Comprehensive examination of the relationship of environmental planning to land development; fundamental principles of environmental planning and assessment; analysis of environmental considerations critical to the land-development process using case studies. Includes a team-based field project. Prerequisites: 11:372:231 and 232, or equivalent.
11:372:413 Open Space Planning and Management (3) Through lecture, case studies, and hands-on projects, this course will examine the social and economic drivers behind the move to protect land, the planning processes most often used, and the best management practices most often employed.
11:372:442 Applied Principles of Hydrology (3) Basic hydrologic concepts and processes and related quantitative techniques appropriate to planning, management, and design considerations; hydrologic cycle, hydrology as a quantitative science, probability and statistics, the drainage basin, precipitation, infiltration, evaporation and evapotranspiration, surface water, hydrographs, soil moisture, groundwater, and managing water and watersheds.
Prerequisite: 01:640:115 or equivalent. Not open to first-year students.
11:372:444 Watershed Management:  An Interdisciplinary Perspective (3) Problems and challenges of watershed management with respect to particular New Jersey watersheds. Review of current comprehensive watershed management and storm water management policy. Prerequisite:  Open only to juniors and seniors.
11:372:462 Advanced Environmental Geomatics (3) Advanced and applied analysis of geospatial data. Emphasis on environmental and natural resource management applications. Instruction in state-of-the-art geographical information system software. Prerequisites: 11:372:362 and 369.
11:372:474 Advanced Remote Sensing (3) Principles of satellite remote sensing and digital image analysis for environmental and natural resource applications. Instruction in state-of-the-art digital image processing/analysis software. Prerequisites: 11:372:369 and 371.
11:372:493,494 Special Problems in Environmental Resources (BA,BA) Special problems in environmental resources involving original work. Prerequisite: Permission of the environmental planning and design curriculum coordinator.
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