Exploring the Ocean Environment: GIS Investigations for the Earth Sciences (with CD-ROM) / Edition 1

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Overview

This modular, four-part, groundbreaking series is written, and has been extensively class-tested, by Michelle Hall-Wallace and the SAGUARO Project team at Science Education Solutions, Inc. GIS INVESTIGATIONS FOR THE EARTH SCIENCES are designed with precise, step-by-step directions to let even novice users "learn by doing" as they utilize the power of the ArcView GIS application to explore, manipulate, and analyze large data sets. The earth sciences activities emphasize comprehensive learning and focus on connecting patterns to Earth processes. Each new copy of a GIS INVESTIGATIONS contains a CD with unlimited access to the SAGUARO projects and data as well as a FREE 120-day time-locked dual-platform version of the ArcView software. An Instructor's Manual for each of the four GIS INVESTIGATIONS texts provides detailed assistance for instructors on incorporating GIS activities into the classroom or lab.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534423506
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/29/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Michelle Hall and The SAGUARO Project team have developed a series of four GIS INVESTIGATIONS over the course of the last few years. These materials have been extensively class-tested at both the college and high-school level using funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

C. Scott Walker is with Harvard University.

Jennifer A. Weeks is with Science Education Solutions.

Larry Kendall is an independent consultant.

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: THE OCEAN BASINS. Unit 2: OCEANS IN MOTION. Unit 3: OCEAN-ATMOSPHERE INTERACTIONS. Unit 4: MARINE PRODUCTIVITY.

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