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GIS (Geographic Information System)

What is GIS?

GIS (Geographic Information Systems) is a class of software used to map, manage, analyze and present complex information that is location-based, or spatial in nature. It is a crucial tool for anyone considering studying or working in environmental sciences and ecology; geography, geology and other earth sciences; regional planning and demographics; military strategy and tactics; logistics; and more.

PVNet students perform landslide analysis:

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GIS - Landslides in RPV: In one of the many different ways you can use GIS, students visited landslide locations and used GIS to map out and study other possible landslide prone areas in Palos Verdes.

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Students preparing to fly a quadcopter (UAS) at the Paseo del Mar Landslide location

More GIS classes to come, make sure to check out Course Catalog for more info

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