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GIS Lesson

Posted on Nov 17, 2015

GIS Lesson

After spending some time getting familiar with a GPS system last week, JCC students took their data to the next level through their lesson in GIS with RTPI Research Associate Dr. Peter Beeson yesterday afternoon. Students mapped their GPS way-points and were able to incorporate other useful information in the form of layers into their maps. They got a little taste of what GIS mapping is capable of and saw how it is extremely useful in the field of environmental conservation. It was a great lesson for all and the students made some pretty snazzy maps by the end of the afternoon!

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