|
Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience > Teaching with GIS > GIS in Geoscience Examples
Explore Teaching Examples | Provide Feedback

GIS in Geoscience Examples


Help

Show all pages

Current Search Limits

Earth System Topics

showing only Human Dimensions Show all Earth System Topics

Results 1 - 7 of 7 matches

Investigating Earthquakes: GIS Mapping and Analysis (College Level) part of Examples
This is a college-level adaptation of a chapter from the Earth Exploration Toolbook. The students download global quake data over a time range and use GIS to interpret the tectonic context. -

On the Cutting Edge Exemplary Collection This activity is part of the On the Cutting Edge Exemplary Teaching Activities collection.
Learn more about this review process.
Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards, Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics, Deformation, Earthquakes, Geography

Image Classification part of Examples
An exercise to use a simple image analysis program to classify land surface types seen in satellite imagery in order to analyze changes in landscape development over time. -

Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Land Use, Hydrology, Biosphere, Geography, Surface Processes, Biosphere:Ecology

Stream Gages and GIS part of Examples
Utilize the online GIS of the USGS real-time stream gage network to introduce basic concepts of data-driven maps and GIS. This exercise can be used independently or with other hydrology exercises. -

Earth System Topics: Hydrology, Surface Water, Surface Processes:Rivers and Lakes, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards

Annotating Change in Satellite Images part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples
During this exercise, students compare a series of satellite images taken 3-4 years apart to investigate the effects of human land use and annotate the images using ImageJ software. -

Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Land Use, Geography

WorldWatcher Project: Global Warming Project part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Role Playing:Examples
In this exercise, students role-play advisors to various heads of state on the subject of global warming. The web site also has free modeling and GIS software and lesson and lab plans. -

Earth System Topics: Atmosphere, Biosphere:Ecology, Earth's Cycles:Carbon Cycle, Climate, Human Dimensions:Policy

Mapping Plate Boundaries part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples
Students can discover plate boundaries by plotting different sets of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions on maps. These are then stacked on the overhead projector, outlining the tectonic plates. -

Earth System Topics: Solid Earth:Earthquakes, Geography, Solid Earth:Volcanoes, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards, Biosphere:Ecology, Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics

World Population part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Visualizations:Visualization Examples
Access and visualize world population data using the user friendly MyWorld GIS software. Data includes total population, population density, projected population, male and female population, and age specific population, etc.

Earth System Topics: Geography, Human Dimensions:Population


« Previous Page