2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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GEOG 150 - Map, Compass, & GPS


Credit(s): 2
Contact Hours: 2

This course provides a basic working knowledge in five topics: 1)Public Land Survey System divisions of townships and sections; 2) Interpreting a variety of maps, including types of maps, scales, symbology, legends, and maping unique to timber harvesting; 3) the Global Positioning System (GPS), including the applications for land divisions and forestry with an emphasis on units mounted in the equipment; 4) Using a magnetic compass to traverse and orient a map, including the relationship of a compass to land divisions and GPS; and 5) Emergency electronic communications, including how to communicate emergency messages and requests for aid from the woodland environment. Prerequisites: E, M, R.



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