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McChesney, Ron; McSweeney, Kendra – Journal of Geography, 2005
Given some limitations of satellite imagery for the study of land cover change, we draw attention here to a robust and often overlooked data source for use in student research: USGS topographic maps. Topographic maps offer an inexpensive, rapid, and accessible means for students to analyze land cover change over large areas. We demonstrate our…
Descriptors: Student Research, Topography, Maps, Mining