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Humans as Geomorphic Agents part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
An introduction to order-of-magnitude calculations and reading quantitative journal articles.
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Salt Tracer and Area-Velocity Water Discharge part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Activities
Problem set on water discharge measurements done during an earlier class meeting. Could also be done as a lab.
Geocoding in ArcGIS: The Spread of Target and Walmart part of Cutting Edge:GIS and Remote Sensing:Activities2
Catherine Riihimaki, Drew University Summary Students geocode the locations of Walmart and Target stores across the US, create a map for each company, and interpret the distribution of stores using ArcMaps ...
Not Lying With Maps: Map Design Choices for Quantitative Data part of Cutting Edge:GIS and Remote Sensing:Activities2
Catherine Riihimaki, Drew University Summary The students read and discuss in class an article called "Lying with Maps." They then reflect on the article's recommendations by making maps of New ...
Geographic Information Systems part of Cutting Edge:GIS and Remote Sensing:Courses
Geographic Information Systems describes a computer-based system that aids in the collection, analysis, storage, and distribution of spatial data. Today GIS is used for a wide variety of place-based data sets that ...
Problem Solving in the Environmental Sciences part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This course is an opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience with developing effective approaches to solving complex environmental problems. We address fundamental quantitative concepts and then apply ...