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What Is GIS?
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What Is GIS?

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This is presentation is intended for middle school students. It provides a short introduction to GIS and how to use GIS in the real-world. …

This is presentation is intended for middle school students. It provides a short introduction to GIS and how to use GIS in the real-world.

ArcGIS Explorer is the software used to demonstrate concepts.

45 minutes + 15 minutes demo

Download ArcGIS Explorer here...

http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/explorer/

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  • 1. What is GIS? AL – the GIS guy
  • 2. Who am I? Who are you? What are we going talk about today? GIS
  • 3. Geography “Geo” = Earth study of the earth and where things are
  • 4. What is GIS?
  • 5. Geographic + Information + Systems
  • 6. Computer systems and programs that Program help answer questions about the world… + + +
  • 7. GIS try to model things on the Earth
  • 8. Use a process to build these models Visualize Analyze Plan Store Information Decision Making Collect More Map
  • 9. Free GIS software - ArcGIS Explorer
  • 10. What can we do with GIS?
  • 11. make maps!
  • 12. Maps and charts Aeronautical Charts State Atlas NGA Michigan Transportation Map Paris Navigation Chart USA UC 2008 Plenary 12
  • 13. cool maps…
  • 14. What else can a GIS do?
  • 15. put important information on maps…
  • 16. information = things in the real-world
  • 17. information is organized into layers Rivers Cities Roads Lakes States 17
  • 18. What else can a GIS do?
  • 19. answer questions! Answers
  • 20. Where is the closest Chuck E Cheese? Where was the last earth quake? The population of people in the United States? Answers
  • 21. Here’s my question… How do I get to your School?
  • 22. Many ways to use GIS in the real-world! Energy Agricultural Carbon Aviation Forecasting Efficiency Management Safety Homeland Community Disaster Public Security Growth Management Health Coastal Invasive Water Air Management Species Management Quality
  • 23. What else can a GIS do?
  • 24. Help us plan Land Use Suitability Montana Virtual City City & Urban Planning Bangkok California UC 2008 Plenary 24
  • 25. Manage the land Property Evaluation Germany Tax Mapping Integrated Land Management Connecticut BLM Canada Native Land Selection Alaska UC 2008 Plenary 25
  • 26. Increase public safety & help law enforcement Crime Analysis Texas Fire Response California UC 2008 Plenary 26
  • 27. Help manage natural disasters Wenchuan Earthquake China Wildfire Floods Simulation Idaho Houston Aftershocks UC 2008 Plenary 27
  • 28. Manage electricity, water, phone… Networks Highways Canada Bedfordshire, UK UC 2008 Plenary 28
  • 29. Model transportation Real Time Traffic Korea Ride Share Transit Analysis Kansas Jamaica
  • 30. Earth science & water resources Online Soil Information Australia Flood Risk Portugal Seismic Hazards Indonesia UC 2008 Plenary 30
  • 31. Monitor climate and energy Wind Generation Potential U.S.A. Weather Monitoring U.S.A. Tropical Cyclones National Hurricane Center UC 2008 Plenary 31
  • 32. Impact of global climate change Vegetation Trends Arctic Sea Level Rise Modeling Florida New York Coastal Zone Planning Louisiana UC 2008 Plenary 32
  • 33. Protect our country Geographical Security Kingdom of Bahrain Model areas in Europe Global Surveillance UC 2008 Plenary 33
  • 34. kids can use GIS in the real-world too
  • 35. Find & collect field information 35
  • 36. Geo-caching www.geocaching.com
  • 37. GPS – Where am I? Global Positioning System Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
  • 38. Who uses GPS?
  • 39. Use GIS & GPS for fun too!
  • 40. You can use GIS and GPS too! 40
  • 41. GIS is for thinkers! Use it to answer questions… Think about a topic or a place Ask a question about it Make a map Perform analyses Ask a new question 41
  • 42. Your turn! 1) Use ArcExplorer to find Los Angeles 2) Find your school 3) Drive/Fly to Disneyland 4) Find out what has changed over time?
  • 43. Pop Quiz 1. What is your favorite part of GIS? 2. What does “Geo” stand for? 3. What can you do with GIS?
  • 44. Use it every day! GIS is for: Mapping Decision making Planning our future AL - the GIS Guy!

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