Geographic Information Systems
How can you utilize geospatial technologies?
Geographic Information Systems (GIS), is a broad discipline that spans just about every industry you can imagine. GIS is used to collect, analyze and discover phenomenon related to their place on the Earth's surface. Natural resource management, engineering, public health and business just to name a few. If you aren't interested in having a GIS specific career, many disciplines within GIS could be applied to your desired profession. Just having some common geospatial knowledge is extremely valuable as you enter the professional workforce.
Are you interested in understanding how the geographic space surrounding you is interconnected? How about using aerial photography to evaluate landuse change? Are you interested in developing databases that can be used to run statistical analyses? Do you like the creativeness of generating maps or thought about creating interactive maps and applications online? Would you like learning more about GPS? Below are a few common disciplines within GIScience.