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Semester GIS project
Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College
Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College Summary Student will use geospatial tools (WebGIS and/or ArcGIS 9.3) to create a total of 4 original maps that begin to provide a solution to a real world problem. Student ...

Conservation Biology GIS lab exploration
Rose McKenney, Pacific Lutheran University
Rose McKenney, Pacific Lutheran University Summary Introductory exploration of GIS as a conservation biology tool Context Type and level of course This activity was designed as a one time use of GIS to support ...

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GIS Resource Portfolio
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary In this semester-long project, students develop a GIS resource portfolio that will be useful to them for future GIS tasks. You might also be interested in our ...

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GIS course final project
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary Final independent GIS analysis designed and carried out by the student; once the analysis is complete, each student develops an assignment or activity based on ...

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GIS Applications in Hydrologic Processes
John Van Hoesen, Green Mountain College
John Van Hoesen, Summary Students compare traditional paper-based techniques associated with estimating areal precipitation, watershed delineation, and modeling evapotranspiration. This assignment challenges ...

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Web-based Exercise #4: GIS Applications.
Justin Shepard, San Diego State University
Justin Shepard, San Diego State University Geography Department Summary Introduce various GIS applications and usefulness in different specialty areas. The strength is that it provides an overview of GIS ...

Investigating Earthquakes: GIS Mapping and Analysis (College Level)
Brian Welch
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. -

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GIS-RS Final Hydrogeology Project for an Undergraduate Applied GIS Course
Dr. Paul Ryberg, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Paul Ryberg, Clarion University of PA Summary This project is used instead of a final exam in an upper level undergraduate course in Applied GIS. A student may propose their own project, or choose one from a list ...

Landscape Interpretation and Visualization Using A GIS
John Van Hoesen, Green Mountain College
John Van Hoesen, Green Mountain College Summary Students utilize digital data of areas they previously explored using traditional topographic map techniques. This assignment allows students to evaluate prior ...

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GIS Lab 3 - Coordinate Systems
Margaret McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Margaret E. (Beth) McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Summary I use this lab to reinforce the basic concepts of coordinate systems and to introduce the coordinate systems that are commonly used for ...

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