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This course introduces students to the types of data that are common in Geography and provides hand-on opportunities for students to work with and interpret them. Weekly modules focusing on a different data type of technique include using Microsoft Excel to manage and manipulate data, basic graphing (creating and interpreting), aerial photo interpretation, an introduction to the types of remote sensing data, data in human geography (such as transportation, time geography, and emergency management) and data in physical geography (including forest history datasets, fire, geomorphology, glaciology and snow hydrology).