Environmental, Earth and Ocean Science on Nantucket
GIT Data Collection and Field Methods
This course has 3 components: lecture, lab, and field data collection. The course is conducted at the UMass Boston campus for the first 2 weeks and at the UMass Boston field station on Nantucket for the third and final week. The course covers basic Geographic Information Technologies (GIT), specifically Global Positioning System (GPS), and applications used to collect, map and analyze spatial data.
Prerequisite: EEOS 281 and EEOS 381 or permission of instructor.
August 5 - August 16
Monday - Friday
12pm - 5pm
S-3-020 (Science Bldg, 3rd Floor, Room 020) GIT Lab
August 18 - August 24
- Arrive in Nantucket on Sunday (Aug 18) and depart on Saturday (Aug 24)
- 6 nights at Gouin Village, Nantucket, MA
- 5 full days of course work