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Title: Wetlands Education through Maps and Aerial Photography (WETMAAP)
Url: http://www.wetmaap.org/index.html
Publisher: Chadron State College
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This partnership of government and education seeks to: introduce educators to wetland habitats' functions and values; introduce educators and students to wetland mapping, digital databases, and Global Information System (GIS) technology; assist educators with the integration of wetland issues into existing curricula; promote public awareness of wetland loss issues; and provide an understanding of the cause and effect of wetland change. It currently features fifteen WETMAAP wetland sites scattered about the continental United States and one in Costa Rica. Each site has several of these features: educator supplement, photo essay, background information, background slides, habitat slides, aerial photography, airborne scanner imagery, nautical chart, shoreline change map, habitat maps, topographic maps, and land cover maps. For some of the sites there are also lesson plans.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Science. Natural history -- Special topics, A-Z -- Wetlands
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Communication of oceanographic information -- Marine geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain -- Other natural landforms -- Wetlands
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Land -- Wetlands
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Social studies
Science -- Geology
Vocational Education
Science -- Physical sciences
Social studies -- Geography
Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Habitats
Geography -- Cartography
Geography -- Geographic information systems (GIS)
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Orientation Materials
Overviews
Service (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Textbooks
Format: html
Audience: Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Ecology
Geology
Physical geography
Date Of Record Release: 2007-10-31 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-13 11:15:38 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 52
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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