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Using GIS and Spatial Analysis in the Curriculum

A 2008 Venture Fund Project Instructor: Jonathan Chipman, Departments of Geography and Earth Sciences Project: The primary obstacles to wider adoption of geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis within the curriculum include limited knowledge of and experience with this

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Posted in 2005-2009 Projects, 2008 Projects, Sciences, Social Sciences, Venture Fund Projects

Visualizing Segregation

Instructor: Benjamin Forest, Department of Geography Project: Residential racial and ethnic segregation in American cities has evolved and persisted for well over 100 years. Census data provide a rich source of information about demographic patterns, but it is difficult to

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Posted in 2000-2004 Projects, 2003 Projects, Social Sciences

Field work utilizing global positioning systems

A 2001 Venture Fund Project Instructor: Francis Magilligan, Department of Geography Project: With the ever-expanding sophistication of satellite imagery and other remote sensing technologies, it becomes increasingly critical to expose our students to these new styles of acquiring, expressing, and

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Posted in 2000-2004 Projects, 2001 Projects, Social Sciences, Venture Fund Projects