Acquisition, storage, and display of field-based data for the natural sciences. Geospatial data generated using field-based technologies (i.e. GPS) are converted into appropriate database structures (i.e. GIS) for analysis and reporting. Project design and implementation are developed in cooperation with the instructor. Integrated laboratory/ field experience. Expected preparation: Stat 243 or G 324, 8 to 15 credits of lab based 200-level introductory courses in geology, biology, physics, chemistry, or environmental sciences. Prerequisite: Upper division standing.