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Title: Estimating Suitable Areas of Livestock Grazing--Remote Sensing Lesson
Url: http://gistr3.delmar.edu/igett/LU_Jsun.html
Publisher: Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training Project (iGETT)
Description: This learning unit uses GIS, GPS, and satellite imagery to classify land into suitable areas of grazing on a ranch west of Casper, Wyoming. The unit can be adapted for any study site. It incorporates soil data from the NRCS and remote sensed imagery. Students learn about the importance of watersheds and establish a watershed boundary using GIS. Materials may be downloaded in PDF and RAR format.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Agricultural education
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Vocational education (General) -- Special topics, A-Z -- Curriculum
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Remote sensing
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Hydrology. Water -- Ground and surface waters -- Watersheds. Runoff. Drainage
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Vocational Education -- Technology
Social studies -- Geography
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Livestock
Meteorology -- Remote sensing
Environmental engineering -- Watersheds
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Study Guides
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
rar
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-11-16 09:18:43 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-09-19 14:25:46 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 133
Resource URL Clicks: 15
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