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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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Take home mid-term exam
Qian Yu, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Qian Yu, University of Massachusetts-Amherst Summary This is the 2nd midterm exam for an introductory level GIS course at 2/3 of the semester. It is an open book take-home exam. This exam is held after student ...

Topoff Mining Company Assignment
Enrique Gomezdelcampo, Bowling Green State University
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 ...

Google My Maps: Simple Quantitative Analysis
Carsten Braun, Westfield State University
Carsten Braun, Westfield State College Summary This activity shows how to use Google My Maps for simple quantitative analysis, for example to find the latitude and longitude of a location or the length and area of ...

Geoprocessing (map overlay) exercise - a rabbit prediction map
Chris Harding, Iowa State University
Chris Harding, Iowa State University Summary Walks the student through the creation of a prediction map using a very simple (fictitious) spatial planning and analysis scenario. Although the actual prediction ...

Georeferencing
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 ...

Visible, IR, and Water vapor Satellite Images of an Extratropical Cyclone
Dorothea Ivanova, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
Dorothea Ivanova, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Summary The object of this assignment is to find online and interpret imagery associated with an extratropical cyclone system. Context Type and level of ...


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