Land Resources

biol/geol/geog 301 - Great Lakes - Summer Session I

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Systems level perspective on land forms and ecosystems. Includes analysis and interpretation of field data, remote sensing data derived from satellites and aircraft and geographic information systems (GIS) Field trips to and analysis of forests, wetlands, lakeshores, and rivers. Includes application to policy and land use planning. Prerequisite: one year of introductory science. (4 credit)

Field, Applied, Interdisciplinary

Professor: Dr. Mark Gathany, Dr. Mike Guebert, Rachel Lamb

Meets: Tuesday & Thursday

 

Field Experiences

Alba Quarry

East Jordan, Charlevoix, and Ellsworth

Tar Lake EPA Superfund site

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Kirtland's Warbler protected area

Traverse City city planning office

Hartwick Pines State Forest