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Jack Livingston
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Slippery Rock University

Jack Livingston

Background

Assistant Professor. B.A. Augustana College, 1988; M.A. The University of Kansas, 1995; Ph.D. The University of Kansas.
Interests: Biogeography, Soils, Caribbean Area, Africa.
E-mail: jack.livingston@sru.edu
Voice Mail: 724-738-2897.
FAX: 724-738-4217.

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330 Advanced Technology and Science Hall
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1326
 

Courses
  • Environmental Problems (G&ES 135)
    An introduction to some of the more crucial environmental problems and alternative solutions that are available. (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (G&ES 325)
    The goal of this course is to introduce students to the basic theories and concepts associated with the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Specific topics covered include: digital storage and retrieval of geographic and attribute data, manipulation and analysis of spatial data, and the presentation of results using current GIS software. Prerequisites: CpSc 110 and/or CpSc 130 or permission of the instructor. (3 credits) 
  • The Natural Environment (G&ES 150)
    An introduction to interrelationships among the physical elements of the environment, including the study of weather, climates, vegetation, soils and landforms. (3 credits) 
  • Field Studies (G&ES 489)
    Students use the scientific method in selecting a topic, collecting data in the field, analyzing these data, and preparing a formal paper. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. (3 credits)
  • Advanced Geographic Information Systems (G&ES 425)
    The goals of this course are the investigation and application of advanced techniques associated with the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will learn the latest techniques for the collection, evaluation, input, analysis, and output of spatial data with various GIS tools. In addition, students will apply these techniques to real world problems in areas such as environmental monitoring, environmental modeling, urban planning, and economic location. Prerequistes: G&ES 315, 325. (3 credits)

 

 
Resources

GIS and Digital Data

Environmental Issues and Resources
Physical Geography

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