0
• GPS
• Global Positioning System
• GIS
• Geographic Information System
• GPS
• Tells us where we are
• Tells us where other people
are
• Tracking…
• GIS
• Make maps
• Make information easy to
u...
• Go from this…
• To this…
• Create new routes for emergency services
• Determine locations of new stores, hospitals, schools,
etc.
• Make maps that ...
• Data collection
• Travel time studies
• Marking locations of interest
• Speed and acceleration
• Search and Rescue opera...
0
2000
4000
6000
8000
10000
12000
0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450
Distance(ft)
Time (sec)
AM Peak EB Travel Time
GPS/GIS
GPS/GIS
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

GPS/GIS

117

Published on

"GPS/GIS" is a PowerPoint for primary and secondary students that provides an overview of Global Positioning and Geographic Information Systems and their many uses. Additionally, this lesson can be paired with 1 of 4 activities: GPS and GIS worksheet, GPS handheld devices, Google Earth activity or Ladar Guns.

Published in: Engineering
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
117
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "GPS/GIS"

  1. 1. • GPS • Global Positioning System • GIS • Geographic Information System
  2. 2. • GPS • Tells us where we are • Tells us where other people are • Tracking… • GIS • Make maps • Make information easy to understand
  3. 3. • Go from this…
  4. 4. • To this…
  5. 5. • Create new routes for emergency services • Determine locations of new stores, hospitals, schools, etc. • Make maps that tell people • Where to… • Live • Work • Play
  6. 6. • Data collection • Travel time studies • Marking locations of interest • Speed and acceleration • Search and Rescue operations • Guidance • Know where your customers are (to better serve them)
  7. 7. 0 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 12000 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 Distance(ft) Time (sec) AM Peak EB Travel Time
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×