Library

GIS Showcase

Learn about the possibilities of Geographic Information Systems through lightning talks on projects by Ursinus faculty and students.

 

Myrin Library 1st Floor Computer Area,

Monday October 30, 2017

4 pm.

 

  • Tristan Ashcroft, using ArcMap to delineate individual drainage areas from elevation data, with the help of online tutorials.
  • Patrick Hurley, Reforesting Hunsberger Woods: applying ArcGIS Story Maps to create a narrative based on geographic data
  • Meredith Goldsmith, Mapping Literary Visions: Mapping The Age of Innocence and using TimeMapper to visualize CIE readings
  • Daniel Berger, Red Brick Row Homes: Where are They Now?: using GIS to trace changes in Philadelphia from the time of a novel to present day.

 

Have questions about GIS and how you can use it in class? This showcase is a great opportunity to explore different ways geographic data can be used to enhance teaching and learning.