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GEOG 105 - Our Digital Earth: Mobile Devices, Web Applications, and Geospatial Technology


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

An overview of evolving geographically-enabled (geospatial) technologies and applications, and explores the wide-ranging impacts of geospatial technology on human decision-making, perceptions, and society. Covers location-based services, including personal navigation, global positioning systems (GPS), web-based mapping services, and social networks with real-time location information commonly found on personal mobile devices such as phones, tablets, and personal computers. Explores the technologies and societal implications of our digital planet with particular focus on the geospatial technologies that make geographically-enabled mobile and web applications possible.



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