FOR 5281

Subject:

GIS, Forestry

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Course No. and Title:

FOR 5281 Introduction to GIS in Forestry & Environmental Management

Credit Value:

Three (3) credit hours

Benefits of the course

  • Introduces core GIS concepts in a practical self-directed manner.
  • Makes use of applied examples in forestry & environmental management to reinforce concepts.
  • Allows for opportunities for student-specific spatial problem solving.
Course Description:

The course introduces GIS via the industry-standard ArcGIS suite and emphasizes learning GIS through applied environmental management scenarios; specifically, applications in land base inventory and mapping using data for the UNB Woodlot.

Prerequisite: None
Course Author:

Jae Ogilvie, Faculty of Forestry & Environmental Management, (506) 451-5315, jae.ogilvie@unb.ca

Course Features: All material is provided online and temporary licensing of ArcGIS is provided for students as necessary.
Course Format: 16 assignment modules, 3 quizzes and 1 final exam.
Course Text:

No text books required

Assignments & Examinations:
Assignments 40%
Quizzes 15%
Final exam 45%
Total Marks

100%

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit: 6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.
Fees:

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

Once you complete the Apply Now form below, please send payment. Methods of payment accepted:
Cash (Do not send in the mail. Please deliver to the College of Extended Learning, 2nd Level, Wu Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus)
Cheque or money order (Mail to UNB College of Extended Learning, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3)
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Apply Now!
If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.