Internet Technologies for Rangeland Ambassadors

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Presentation by Lovina Roselle, University of Idaho, presented at the 2011 Society for Range Management in Billings, MT.

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  • Internet Technologies for Rangeland Ambassadors

    1. 1. Internet Technologies for Rangeland Ambassadors<br />Lovina Roselle1, Cody Sheehy2, & Karen Launchbaugh1<br />1 University of Idaho; <br />2 University of California, Davis <br />
    2. 2. An “Ambassador” for Range<br />Range professionals are representatives for these vast, poorly understood landscapes<br />Empower people with a sense or wonder…<br />…like looking at the ocean or the sky<br />Harnessing internet technologies<br />
    3. 3. A video journey<br />http://www.youtube.com/user/codysheehy#p/a/u/1/bcs70CfmtJU<br />
    4. 4. How much of the world is range?<br />47% of the EARTH is rangeland<br />36% of the US is rangeland<br />53% of Western States is rangeland<br />
    5. 5. Smart Phone Applications<br />SoilWeb: An online soil survey browser<br />http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu<br />Coming Soon…<br />USDA PLANTS database<br />
    6. 6. A closer look at the landscape<br />http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/8156/<br />
    7. 7. GigaPan<br />“There’s more than meets the eye”<br />A free community open site = anyone can upload and share<br />+<br />Robotic Mount<br />Camera<br />Massive Gigapixel-sized images<br />
    8. 8. Google Earth<br />Create narrated tours<br />Annotate locations<br />Explore landscapes through time<br />Photos and images<br />
    9. 9. Bringing technology together<br />Case Study: Sacramento River Watershed Project<br />http://www.uphillemu.com/SRWP/index.html<br />
    10. 10. Stories from people on the land<br />Life on the Rangewww.lifeontherange.org<br />
    11. 11. YouTube<br />University of Wyoming CE<br />
    12. 12. Teaching Resources<br />
    13. 13. Take home<br />Using technology helps to create a global community – interconnected to other social networks<br />Able to deliver technology coupled with scientific information <br />Exploring broad scales – from the very small to the very large<br />Readily accessible – a myriad of resources at your fingertips<br />
    14. 14. Lovina Rosellelovina@uidaho.edu208-885-6536<br />Internet technologies for Rangeland Ambassadors<br />

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