In this exercise from SERC's Starting Point, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and auguring techniques. This example demonstrates how basic GIS elements...
This exercise from SERC's Starting Point utilizes the national network of stream gage data provided by the USGS Water Resources Division as an online Geographic Information System (GIS). Students use real-time stream...
This site from SERC's Starting Point describes the creation of specialized maps for lab or lecture locations within the United States using the Terraserver site, a collaboration between the USGS and Microsoft. The site...
This site presents information about the Global Positioning System (GPS), including basic information, images, and plentiful in-depth technical information about GPS. Topics covered include U.S. Department of Defense...
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