GEP 632: Environmental Health and Geographic Information Sciences (GISc).
4 hours, 3 credits (2 hours, lecture; 2 hours, lab). Exploration of the field of environmental health, with special emphasis on spatial factors, medical geography, and the use of Geographic Information Science (GISc)to analyze relevant relationships between environmental impacts, diseases, demographics, socio-economic conditions, and the implications on public health and policy. Lab work uses GISc to examine and analyze environmental health, population, and natural and built environmental data for planning and research. PREREQ: None.
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