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Mapping Hurricanes - Working with Digital Vector and Raster Data Sets
Scott White, Fort Lewis College
Scott White, Fort Lewis College Summary This lab exercise shows students how to create a map of the track and winds of a hurricane. Hurricane Jimena from 2009 is examined using both vector and raster data. Context ...
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 ...
Plate Tectonics as Expressed in Geological Landforms and Events
This activity seeks to have students analyze global data sets on earthquake and volcano distributions toward identifying major plate boundary types in different regions on the Earth. A secondary objective is to familiarize students with two publicly available resources for viewing and manipulating geologically-relevant geospatial data: Google Earth(TM) and GeoMapApp.
Volcanoes around the Globe (Beta test copy)
Mark Abolins, Middle Tennessee State University
Undergraduate non-majors use the Arcview geographic information system (GIS) to explore volcanic hazards and the geochemistry of volcanic rocks. Students explore geochemical data from the GEOROC global database and ...
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 ...
Cascadia Great Earthquake and Tsunami Suite
Michael Mayhew, National Science Foundation;
Michael Mayhew and Michelle Hall, Science Education Solutions Summary The Cascadia Earthquakes and Tsunami Suite contains five case studies organized around understanding the potential for large earthquakes and ...
Rose McKenney, Pacific Lutheran University
Rose McKenney, Pacific Lutheran University Summary This project is used to assess the overall spatial analysis skills and their understanding of data management, data sources and display of spatial data. Context ...
Intro. to ArcGIS and Maps
Chad Heinzel, Minot State University
Chad Heinzel, University of Northern Iowa Summary Preparation for understanding the ArcGIS software and developing activities using local data. Context Type and level of course Entry level in-service teachers or ...
Lidar conversion tool script for ArcGIS 9.3
Chris Harding, Iowa State University
Chris Harding, Iowa State University Summary Python 2.5/2.6 script for converting .las Lidar data files inside a folder into one or more other data formats: ERDAS imagine raster file, TIN (full resolution and ...