Environmental, Earth and Ocean Science on Nantucket

GIT Data Collection and Field Methods
(EEOS 406,)

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.
Credits: 4

August 3 - August 14
UMass Boston
Monday - Friday
12pm - 5pm
S-3-020 (Science Bldg, 3rd Floor, Room 020) GIT Lab

August 16 - August 22

  • Arrive in Nantucket on Sunday (Aug 16) and depart on Saturday (Aug 22)
  • 6 nights at Gouin Village, Nantucket, MA
  • 5 full days of course work

Schedule & Fee

Program runs:
August 3 - August 22, 2015

Course fee: $1,875

The fee for this course covers instruction and housing on Nantucket. It does not cover meals or transportation to and from Nantucket.

To Apply

Application Deadline:
July 20, 2015

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More Information

Helenmary Hotz
p: 617.287.5289

More About Nantucket
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UMB Nantucket Field Station