Northeastern Section - 44th Annual Meeting (22–24 March 2009)
Session No. 48 Tuesday, 24 March 2009
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Holiday Inn By the Bay: Vermont Room

T3. GIS Applications in Geoscience Teaching, Research and Map Production

J. Dykstra Eusden and Mark Swanson, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
48-18:00 AM DEVELOPING A GIS PROGRAM FOCUSING ON REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS IN NORTHERN MAINE: WANG, Chunzeng, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Maine at Presque Isle, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769, chunzeng.wang@maine.edu
48-28:20 AM DIGITAL GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES AND RESOURCES IN GEOLOGIC FIELD RESEARCH: SWANSON, Mark T., Geosciences, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME 04038, mswanson@usm.maine.edu and BAMPTON, Matthew, Geography/Anthropology, University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME 04038
48-38:40 AM EMBRACING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION: ISSUES OF CONCERN TO GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS: KOPERA, Joseph P., Office of the Massachusetts State Geologist, University of Massachusetts, Department of Geosciences, 611 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01003, jkopera@geo.umass.edu
48-49:00 AM GIS INSTRUCTION IN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION LEADS TO A SOFTWARE COMPETITION: ArcGIS VS. GRASS: GRIGG, Justin L., Environmental Studies and Geology, Alfred University, 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802, griggj@alfred.edu and MULLER, Otto H., Geology, Alfred University, 1 Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802, fmuller@alfred.edu
48-59:20 AM MIGRATING FROM ArcGIS TO GOOGLE EARTH: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR MAKERS OF GEOLOGICAL MAPS: DE PAOR, Declan G.1, WHITMEYER, Steven2, SANTANGELO, Bethany1, DANIELS, Jillian1, NICOLETTI, Jeremy2, and RIVERA, Michael2, (1) Dept. of Physics, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, ddepaor@odu.edu, (2) Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
48-69:40 AM SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION AND TERRESTRIAL ACCUMULATION OF MERCURY WITHIN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK: DIEHL, Melinda S. and BEARD, Kate, Spatial Information Sciences Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, melinda.diehl@maine.edu
 10:00 AM Break
48-710:20 AM THE GOOGLE EARTH REVOLUTION - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN GIS BECOMES A REALITY: HALSTED, Christian, Maine Department of Environmental Protection, 17 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, christian.h.halsted@maine.gov
48-810:40 AM THE INTEGRATED, BROWER INDEPENDENT, WEB PUBLICATION AND USE OF MAPS AND ASSOCIATED ARTICLES, IMAGES, MULIT-MEDIA AND ANALYTICAL DATA IN DYNAMIC DIGITAL MAPS: CONDIT, Christopher D., Dept. of Geosciences, Univ. Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, ccondit@geo.umass.edu
48-911:00 AM USING GIS TO EVALUATE FEASIBILITY OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY USE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE: BENSON, T.R. and VAN BAALEN, M.R., Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138, tbenson@fas.harvard.edu
48-1011:20 AM USING THE NATIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP DATABASE AS A RESOURCE FOR DIGITAL MAP PRODUCTION: SOLLER, David R., U.S. Geological Survey, 926A National Ctr, Reston, VA 20192-0001, drsoller@usgs.gov and STAMM, Nancy, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 926A National Center, Reston, VA 20192
48-1111:40 AM “ES/GE 217 - MAPPING AND GIS” AT BATES COLLEGE: EUSDEN, J. Dykstra Jr, Geology, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240, deusden@bates.edu, PARRISH, Camille S., Environmental Studies Program, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240, and DUVALL, Mathieu L., Information & Library Services, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 04240

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