2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Geographic Information Systems Intern


Fall 2011, Winter 2012 and Spring 2012 quarters

Dylan Fischer forest ecology , Rip Heminway
Fields of Study
computer science, ecology, environmental studies and geography
Preparatory for studies or careers in
GIS, environmental studies, and computer science.
To be considered for this advanced program, students must have successfully completed a minimum of two quarters of study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) related work. Prior completion of programs or courses such as Introduction to Natural Science, Sustainable Forestry, GIS Theory and Practice, or their equivalents are required.

The GIS internship, based in the Computer Applications Lab, is focused on developing advanced knowledge and skills in spatial data management and analysis through development of campus GIS data, database administration, and the support of research projects such as the Evergreen Ecological Observation Network (EEON) project. Through this internship students will gain advanced understanding of working with GIS software, and specifically in using GIS for natural resource applications. Specific opportunities include working in detail with LiDAR data, high quality aerial images, assessing forest canopy structure, and identifying forest canopy type using GIS software and data. This intern will also build instructional and support skills by assisting in the instruction of GIS workshops and curricular programs.

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Program Revisions

Date Revision
May 17th, 2011 New internship opportunity added.