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13. Using Emerging Technologies to collect and analyze data
Pros and cons of using the below-mentioned technological tools. (view pdf)
GIS/ArcView (Math and Geography) Overview [Read this article]
There are 3 types of GIS layers:
Examples of layers (also called coverages):
One step to understand how GIS works is to make a Powerpoint GIS. This process may be preferred over the actual GIS software if the area you are working in is small.
The following tutorial walks you through building a Powerpoint GIS and creating a spreadsheet
that corresponds with the monitoring sites in the tutorial.
Community Explorer is a true-life example of how GIS can help answer questions the effects of introduced bullfrogs, green crabs, and spartina (an aquatic weed). The student activity is for upper middle and high school students. Questions in the activity are answered within Community Explorer (pdf with questions and answers).
GIS - Geographic Information Systems
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