Environmental Observation and Informatics

Environmental Observation and Informatics

Curriculum

CURRICULUM The Environmental Observation and Informatics program consists of 15 courses (32 credits) that combine in-person, online, and distance learning over 15 months (summer, fall, spring, and summer).

Most core classes are 3-4 credits each, with 1-credit modules for statistics and geospatial tools interspersed throughout the curriculum. All courses have been designed to reinforce key concepts throughout the 15-month curriculum, while maximizing learning potential at each step.

FIRST SUMMER, IN-PERSON AT UW-MADISON (7 CREDITS TOTAL)

Fundamentals of Environmental Remote Sensing (EnvSt 371, 4 credits)
Statistics I: Foundations (Stats 679, 1 credit)
Statistics II: Regression & Big Data (Stats 679, 1 credit)
Environmental Leadership Seminar (EnvSt 974, 1 credit)

FALL SEMESTER, IN-PERSON AT UW-MADISON (11 CREDITS TOTAL)

GIS applications in EOI (EnvSt 978, 3 credits)
Advanced Digital Image Processing (EnvSt 556, 3 credits)
Environmental Monitoring Seminar (EnvSt 950, 2 credits)
Policy and Politics of Environmental Information (F&W Ecol 875, 3 credits)

SPRING SEMESTER, ONLINE (10 CREDITS)

Advanced Remote Sensing (EnvSt 956, 3 credits)
Modeling and Analysis of Global Environmental Systems (EnvSt 506, 3 credits)
Statistics III: Methods for Spatial Data (Stats 679, 1 credit)
Environmental Sensing Technologies (EnvSt 971, 3 credits)

SECOND SUMMER, DISTANCE (4 CREDITS)

Leadership Placement and Internship (EnvSt 999, 4 credits)

Instructors

All courses are taught by UW-Madison faculty and instructional staff. Here a few of the core instructors for the EOI curriculum.