433-3 Field Methods in Geography. Quality geographic research depends on obtaining reliable data through an informed research design. Exploring both social and environmental processes, students will actively participate in developing and conducting investigations. Using the SIU Carbondale campus and surrounding region as a laboratory, lab exercises will include human geography, geomorphology, climatology and biogeography. Analytical techniques will include introductory statistics and mapping. Prerequisite: GEOG 303I with a minimum grade of C. Not for graduate credit. Restricted to junior and senior majors in Geography and Environmental Resources or consent of instructor. Lab fee: $20.
Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016