This Course deals with modern methods that enable students of Ph.D level how to manage research projects by the mean of GIS. Therefore the course discuss the following items:
-Theories, Tasks, Functions, Components and Models of GIS.
-Ranking and preparing Geographical Data their Attributes.
-The three main stages in constructing GIS projects: Data Input, Manipulations the Data and Data out put by using Various software's such as Arc/info, Arc/View with it extensions.
-Building Data bases.
-Queering Data bases
The study of land uses important in regional and urban planning and the development the vacant lands in cities. It focuses on the techniques of surveying land uses and its presentation on maps.
This course is intending to explore how the environment becoming more hazardous, to discuss concepts such as hazard, response, and choice, and the range of experience, The individual choice and the collective action, the national plicy towards environmental hazard and the international cooperation towards hazard management and disaster prevention.
In This course the analysis of natural resources and management policies has both physical and human foci. Therefore, Geographical (both physical & Human), economic, social and political considerations should be integrated in our examination of the major natural resource management issues facing the world today. This course composed of three parts: Part one focuses on the human and natural components of resources use. It provides are view of the ecological basis of natural resources, and the economics of natural resources. Part tow deals with specific resource management issues (soils, Forests, grazing, water quantity and Quality, air resources, and finally mineral and energy resources). Part three examine resource management policy for the future
This course discusses the following subjects :-
Development of Biogeography , Biosphere and its role .
Ecological factors which affect flora and fauna.
The nature of soil and its components, soil nutrients, soil profile and soil taxonomy.
Ecosystem and the bioregions, Flora, Fauna and soil distribution.
This Course pursues the following objectives:
- The study the physical geographical landscape of Jordan.
- To shed light on the evolution of the Jordan cultural and transit location between Arab countries, as well as between the Far East and Europe.
- To analyze landforms of Jordan, climate, water resources as well as the Cultural landscape including the distribution of: population, settlements and economic activity.
- To focus on certain environment al problems e.g. water, desertification and population.