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Exploring the Dynamic Earth GIS Investigations for the Earth Sciences

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ISBN-10: 0534391389

ISBN-13: 9780534391386

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert F. Butler, Larry P. Kendall, Christian J. Schaller, C. Scott Walker, Michelle Hall-Wallace

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The popularity of geographic information system (GIS) software as a tool in the social and physical sciences is growing rapidly. These three modular investigation guides let even novice users tap the power of ArcView GIS to explore, manipulate, and analyze large data sets. Carefully designed and class tested, the guides emphasize the visualization, analysis, and multimedia integration capabilities inherent to GIS, while minimizing the need to master a complex software package. Exploring Water Resources make the nuts and bolts of using ArcView GIS transparent to your students. By focusing on teaching with GIS rather than teaching about it, you can incorporate GIS easily into homework,…    
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Michelle Hall and The SAGUARO Project team have developed a series of four GIS INVESTIGATIONS over the course of the last few years. These materials have been extensively class-tested at both the college and high-school level using funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Searching For Evidence
Investigating a changing Earth
Investigating Earth's clues
Discovering plate tectonics
Analyzing plate boundaries
Exploring Plate Tectonics
Testing plate tectonics
Investigating seafloor age
Determining seafloor age
Investigating plate motion
Earthquake Hazards
The Great Lisbon Earthquake
Deadly earthquakes
Seismic hazards
Seismic risk and society
Volcano Hazards
The tragedy of Mont PelTe
Deadly volcanoes
Volcanic hazards
Volcanoes and climate
TSunami Hazards
Scotch Cap Light Station
Deadly tsunamis
Anatomy of a tsunami
Tsunami warning