Jan 18, 2021  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOG 150 - Introduction to Geomatics


Introduction to geomatics and the basic concepts, theories, and principles pertaining to land surveying. Origins of the land surveying profession and the history and role of land surveying in the U.S. Introduction to surveying equipment and methods, the types of surveys performed by a land surveyor, and the relationship of surveying to other mapping sciences. Basic techniques and computations for measuring land characteristics, including distance, direction, elevation and area. Lecture, laboratory and field experience.

Credits: 3