Course Detail
Course Components:
Meets with GEOG 6540. Graduate students should enroll in GEOG 6540 and will be held to a higher standard and/or more work. This course explores theoretical and applied topics of geography, geospatial intelligence, and security. It focuses on spatial thinking/reasoning, as well as geospatial technologies as implemented to enhance security in various areas including conflict and terrorism, disasters, disease, and crime. Students will learn about the capabilities of geospatial technologies and spatial data in human security applications, as well as sensitivities and uncertainties in using these tools. Experience with GIS and remote sensing is not necessary, but it can enhance this course.