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Tsunami Zone in Hilo, Hawai`i

This map was created from U.S. Census data overlayed with a tsunami zone shapefile that was downloaded from the Office of Planning of the state of Hawai`i. The census data was symbolized using a Natural Breaks (Jenks) classification, with five… Continue Reading →

Maui Island Hazards

LANDSAT data was used to create the base layer of this map, and was downloaded from the Hawai`I State Office of Planning. The tsunami zone shapefile was downloaded from the same source. Historical shark attack point data was obtain from… Continue Reading →

Modeling Squirrel Habitat

The Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel, Glaucomys sabrinus, is a species of nocturnal flying squirrel that inhabits the Appalachian Mountains in the southeast United States. Human impact has had a large detrimental effect on the flying squirrel’s population, particularly since the… Continue Reading →

Camping in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (app)

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Annual Precipitation in the U.S.

This map was created from a polygon feature class  that was converted from raster using a model developed at the University of Oregon and the resultant data, made available through the U.S. Geological Survey, was downloaded for use in the map…. Continue Reading →

Shipping Lanes in the Great Barrier Reef

This map was created using data from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority in Australia, overlayed with a worldwide political boundary basemap. Features were mapped using the World Robinson projection. The assignment for this map included added narrative text… Continue Reading →

Ecoregions in Brazil

This map was created by downloading the global terrestrial ecoregion layer from the GIS download page on the Nature Conservancy website, and then overlaying with an instructor-provided country boundary layer. The inset map was created using the same boundary layer;… Continue Reading →

Sage Grouse Habitat in Wyoming (web map)

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How I Spent My Spring Break (app)

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