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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 ...

Intro. to ArcGIS and Maps
Chad Heinzel, Minot State University
Chad Heinzel, University of Northern Iowa Summary Preparation for understanding the ArcGIS software and developing activities using local data. Context Type and level of course Entry level in-service teachers or ...

Introduction to GIS Using ArcExplorer and Brooklyn Data Sets
Rebecca Boger, CUNY Brooklyn College
The lessons introduce students to ArcExplorer GIS using publicly available online GIS data sets of Brooklyn, and water quality data of Prospect Park with locations taken by GPS receivers. In this way, students ...

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 ...

Using ArcGIS to Study the New Lakes in the Toshka Basin in Egypt and Evaluate Egypt's New Valley Project
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
In this assignment, students use ArcGIS to analyze the new lakes that have formed in the Toshka Depression, Egypt as a result of overflow from Lake Nasser and use their analyses to evaluate the wisdom of the plan ...

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Exploring Earthquake Hazards with GIS
Constantin Cranganu, CUNY Brooklyn College
This activity is a straightforward application of GIS to assessment of earthquake hazards. The students get more modeling skills with GIS and a better understanding of earthquake hazards.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Water Resources
Constantin Cranganu, CUNY Brooklyn College
This activity will demonstrate how water quality and environmental health issues can be analyzed together, how hydrologic information can be built up, and how decisions can be made using GIS.

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 ...

Geocoding in ArcGIS: The Spread of Target and Walmart
Catherine Riihimaki, Princeton University
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 ...

Using ArcGIS to Investigate the Connection between Bedrock Geology and the Development of Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
In this assignment, students use ArcGIS (DEMs plus georeferenced geologic maps) to analyze the influence of bedrock geology on the development and extent of Ancient Egypt.


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