Prerequisites: GEOG 306/L or permission of instructor. Advanced applications of geographical information systems. Includes analysis of environmental hazards, animal and plant species distributions, distributions of archeological sites, mineral exploration, forest inventory and management, navigation, hydrology, climatology, geomorphology. Project may result in the development of customized applications of software. Students taking GEOG 408B/L also are eligible to take GEOG 408A/L for credit. This course meets the GEOG 408 GIS Certificate requirement. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.