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Climate Change and Atlantic Hurricanes: A GIS Inquiry
Chris Van de Ven, Albion College
Students make hypotheses about how hurricane numbers, locations, or intensities have been changing, and then use hurricane tracks, wind speed, barometric pressure, and dates to test their hypotheses.

Investigating Earthquakes with ArcExplorer GIS
Carla McAuliffe
DATA: Recent and Historical Earthquake Data. TOOL: ArcExplorer Java Edition for Education GIS. SUMMARY: Explore earthquake data and import them into a Geographic Information System (GIS). Analyze the data to predict where the next big earthquake will occur.

Finding and predicting hurricane activity through GIS
Jennifer Gebelein, Florida International University
Students must be able to search for, find, download, display, query and map hurricane and other relevant GIS data. Hurricane data spans 1851-2008 and is from: http://www.fgdl.org/metadataexplorer/explorer.jsp ...

Mapping Glacial Erratics with GPS and GIS
Katherine McCarville, Upper Iowa University
Katherine McCarville, Upper Iowa University Summary Students create a map of glacial erratics (in Northeast Iowa, although you could do this wherever you have glacial deposits). The activity uses local geology, ...

Looking into Earth with GIS
Carla McAuliffe; David Smith, GLOBE; Marianne Weingroff, NCAR/UCAR
DATA: Seismic Wave Model Output. TOOLS: My World GIS, Microsoft Excel. SUMMARY: Examine seismic wave data in a Geographic Information System (GIS). Analyze wave velocities to infer the depth of the crust-mantle boundary.

Investigating Earthquakes with ArcVoyager GIS
Carla McAuliffe; David Smith, GLOBE; Joseph Kerski
DATA: Recent and Historical Earthquake Data TOOL: ArcVoyager Special Edition GIS - Explore earthquake data and import them into a Geographic Information System (GIS). Analyze the data to predict where the next big earthquake will occur.

Introduction to Raster Analsyis: Data comparisons
Alia Wade, University of Montana-Missoula, The
Alisa Wade, University of Montana Summary Exploration of raster analysis using self-collected data. Context Type and level of course Introductory GIS in geosciences; upper-division course Geoscience background ...

Critiquing Crummy Maps
Emily Burns, Community College of Rhode Island
Emily Burns, Community College of Rhode Island Summary Students work in groups to identify problems with a group of maps from the internet. Problems include lack of detail, lack of readability, no coordinates, and ...

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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 ...

Massachusetts Lighthouses
Emily Burns, Community College of Rhode Island
Emily Burns, Community College of Rhode Island Summary Students practice selecting features by location and adding a hyperlink to a point feature. They work with data that they download from a state GIS site. ...


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