Author Archives: jfkusin

About jfkusin

Im a 21 year old student at OWU studying geology.

End of Semester Work

Project Report anthromeproject Class Readings M J 16  Schuurman Ch. 1 W J 18 Geospatial Analysis – A comphrensive Guide W F 15 Getting to Know ArcGIS – ALL CHAPTERS  Reading Presentation W F 1 Mitchell Ch. 2 (presented with Sam Newman) … Continue reading

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Project – Urban Habitats

Classifying Urban Habitats: “Although population growth and its associated urbanization have caused considerable, on-going, habitat degradation and fragmentation, functional examples of quality habitat types remain throughout the metro area…” Urban/Backyard/Campus:  categories of urban habitats for humans and animals Urban: central city, … Continue reading

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Delaware Data Inventory

Ponds and Lakes – all the ponds and lakes in Delaware for 2008 and 2010 Address Points – all different address with zips, cross streets, address, x/y coords Annexations – Lists all the annexations from in Delaware including acreage, year … Continue reading

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Getting to know ArcGIS 10

Ch. 3-4 How ArcMap displays data How layers function, ordering layers Identifying features Navigating a map (bookmarks) Looking at attributes (Tables); ordering, highlighting, searchign Using ArcCatalog, adding data; preview Searching for map data in ArcCatalog Using ‘local search’ in ArcMap Overlaying map … Continue reading

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Project – Anthropogenic Biomes

How to Map Delaware? – 3 Main Categories  Land Cover Land Use Population Density Why these 3? – “Most basic historical forms of human–ecosystem interaction are associated with major differences in        population density” (http://gisci.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/anthropogenic-biomes-2008.pdf). – Feel these 3 … Continue reading

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Mitchell Ch. 2 – Mapping Where Things Are

Why map it? To identify geographic patterns Residential burglary hotspots in a portion of Los Angeles, California Deciding what to map What features are you going to map? National Parks in OH How are you going to display those features … Continue reading

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Geospatial Analysis – A Comprehensive Guide

“Introduction & Terminology” “the success of GIS as an area of activity has fundamentally been driven by the success of its applications in solving real world problems.” can develop and utilize third-party add-ins if not offered by the software, i.e. … Continue reading

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