Find a
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
1 result
Comment on this resource
This activity describes the technique of preparing "GIS-ready" data and shows how to map that data and conduct basic analyses using a geographic information system (GIS). First, you will download and format near real-time and historical earthquake data from the USGS. Using latitude and longitude fields, you will then plot these data in a GIS. Next, you will analyze patterns by querying records and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Technology
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
Related resources and collections
This resource requires :
This resource is included in the following collections:
Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET)    Browse collection