ERIC Number: EJ641889
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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A GIS Class Exercise To Study Environmental Risk.
Stewart, Meg E.; Schneiderman, Jill S.; Andrews, Stephanie B.
Journal of Geoscience Education, v49 n3 p227-34 May 2001
Uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in a classroom exercise to examine the distribution of toxic release sites in Queens, New York. Creates a series of maps to examine the relationship between the locations of known toxic releases and demographic factors such as race, education, income levels, and linguistic isolation. (Contains 47 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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