This course covers basic surveying and cartography
techniques as they apply to marine research. Topics include topographic
map and bathymetric chart basics, including symbols, contours,
elevations, coordinate systems, and basic survey instruments,
modeling, and field projects. Upon completion, students should
be able to use topographic and bathymetric maps as a research
tool and set up and conduct field surveys.
- Course Hours Per Week: Class 1, Lab 3.
- Semester Hours Credit: 2.
- Prerequisite: None.