BIOL126

Interpretation of Maps and Aerial Photographs

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Introduction to use and interpretation of 1:24,000 USGS topographic maps. Topics covered include: determination and calculation of scale, map coordinate systems, projections, and locating features using the General Land Office Survey System. Local landforms will be interpreted from aerial photography at a variety of scales and correlated with map interpretations. Land use and cover will be determined using both black and white and color infrared photography. Pre- or corequisite: MATH102 or higher.