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Soil analysis for the community garden
Kevin Svitana, Otterbein College
Kevin Svitana, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH Summary Otterbein is in the process of developing a community garden on its newly opened Equestrian Science facility. This facility was a former industrial ...
Exercise 6: Nevada Mines analysis choosing water sampling sites to test for possible water contamination
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary Students use an EPA data set of Nevada mines to evaluate proximity of mine sites to streams to choose priority water sampling sites to evaluate for possible ...
Exercise 5: The human impact of sea level changes, plus extensions to impacts of other natural events on human populations
Barb Tewksbury, Hamilton College
Barbara and David Tewksbury, Hamilton College Summary In this eight-part exercise, students download NOAA high resolution bathy/topo DEMs and TIGER census data to predict the location of shorelines, the extent of ...
Swimming in Oil: The Impact, Aftermath and Alternatives to Oil Spills
Michelle Kinzel, Oregon State University
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 ...
Amelie Davis, Furman University
Amelie Davis, Purdue University Summary As a result of this lab you should be able to understand the process of georeferencing and be able to carry it out (part A). You should also be able to make a map of the ...
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 ...
Estimating Areal Rainfall in the Lake Whatcom Watershed
Robert Mitchell, Geology Department, Western Washington University Summary The learning objectives for this GIS exercise are to 1) understand rainfall spatial variability and how to account for it when making ...
Detecting El Niño in Sea Surface Temperature Data
David Smith, GLOBE; Betsy Youngman
DATA: Sea Surface Temperature (SST). TOOL: My World GIS. SUMMARY: Examine 15 years of SST data from the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. Create and analyze average SST maps to identify El Nino and La Nina events.
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Topoff Mining Company Assignment
Enrique Gomezdelcampo, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
Enrique Gomezdelcampo, Bowling Green State University Summary Laboratory exercise to demonstrate the use of TINs in GIS using an example from surface coal mining. Context Type and level of course This is one of ...
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 ...