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Digitization and Volumetric Analysis of Sediment Transport in a Simplistic Flume
Robin Mattheus, Hamilton College
C. Robin Mattheus, Hamilton College Summary The activity is designed to help students conceptualize the spatiotemporal relationships between erosion and deposition across a convex topography, which serves as a ...
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 ...
John Wilson, Lafayette College
John Wilson, Lafayette College Summary This project is designed to give students the opportunity to create a large map (3'x4') for publication at a "Map Blast" style presentation. Students must ...
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 ...
Is Greenland Melting?
DATA: Thickness, velocity, and annual melt extents of the Greenland ice sheet TOOL: My World GIS SUMMARY: Explore map layers to examine annual melting and long-term changes of Greenland's ice sheet.
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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 ...
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 ...
Spatial Analysis of Raster Data - An Antarctic Example
Mark Helper, University of Texas at Austin, The
Mark Helper, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences Summary Using Antarctic elevation and ice thickness raster data sets, this exercise uses tools available in the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst ...
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 ...