Aug 08, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOG 4712 - Field Methods in Geography


Introduction to geographic field methods and techniques. Field mapping, data collection, spatial sampling, data analysis, synthesis, and reporting.

Requisites: GEOG 2710 and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will actively participate in a number of field techniques; assignments emphasize fundamental principles of research design, basic surveying and mapping, and data analysis.
  • Students will apply the principles discussed in the course to a small but original research project.
  • Students will learn fundamentals of research design and basic surveying.



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