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Swimming in Oil: The Impact, Aftermath and Alternatives to Oil Spills
Michelle Kinzel, San Diego Mesa College
Michelle Kinzel, San Diego Mesa College Summary This activity introduces students to basic functions and features of ArcGIS software and explores principles of a GIS and data set manipulations, using observational ...

Using GIS to Map Emergency Response to Municipal Flooding
Mary Anne Carletta, Georgetown College
Using GIS to Map Emergency Response to Municipal Flooding

Mars Landing Site Analysis Lab
Brian Hynek, University of Colorado at Boulder
Brian Hynek, University of Colorado Summary Students use recent data acquired from Mars orbiters to assess the safety and scientific value of various proposed landing sites for a future Mars lander. Context Type ...

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GPS Data Collection
Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College
Jonathon Little, Monroe Community College Summary Students gather GPS data on some variable. Students map this points and overlay relevant layers. Context Type and level of course Entry level GIS. Geoscience ...

Introductory Tutorial/Refresher for Basic ArcMap Techniques for Geoscientists, with Emphasis on Working with Raster Data Sets
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College; Dave Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbare and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary This series of three activities in tutorial format serves not only as an introduction to ArcGIS for our intro geology, hydrogeology, and structural geology ...

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Exercise 3: Reclassifying the New York State Geologic Map
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary Students download and merge the multiple sheets of the New York State Geologic Map together and reclassify units to create an attractive and legible version of ...

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Not Lying With Maps: Map Design Choices for Quantitative Data
Catherine Riihimaki, Princeton University
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 ...

Creating Personalized Maps with Google My Maps
Carsten Braun, Westfield State University
Carsten Braun, Westfield State College Summary This activity focuses on one of the many free web mapping applications available: Google My Maps. Here you will learn how to create your own personal map in Google My ...

Tsunami Travel Time Approximation
Eric Grosfils, Pomona College
Eric Grosfils, Pomona College Summary Students are asked to calculate approximate tsunami travel times across the Pacific basin. The assignment builds off of a lab introducing students to Spatial Analyst, and ...

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Exercise 7: Plate Boundaries in the Woodlark Basin Region
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary Students use a variety of data sets (bathy DEMs, SRTM DEMS, earthquake data, volcano data, ocean floor ages, and motion vectors) to 1) determine the locations ...

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