GEP 620: Demography and Population Geography with GISc.
4 hours(2, lecture; 2, lab), 3 credits. The world's population in the context of geography and demography. The theoretical framework, defined by the fields of population geography and demography, will be studied and explored qualitatively and quantitatively. Data sources and acquisition, population metrics (growth, change distribution, and composition), population and food supply, mortality, fertility, and migration. Lab work will provide students with hands-on experience using GISc to explore demographic concepts.
Last modified: 3/11/2014