I’m always looking for mapping solutions. So, here’s one.
Always looking for GIS sources.
reading for when I have time.
I don’t have high school age kids, but the proposed high school involves land use studies that I find interesting, so I thought I’d take some notes while waiting this morning.
(This one will link to a download of a pdf. It appears to have useful links embedded)
I never did get around to checking out any of the free GIS software that’s available. I forget what someone who does GIS once suggested, so I googled it. I’d probably need a beefier computer if I ever got back into it.
I wish I’d figured out that if I’d just edited the above link first, I could’ve saved all of the cutting and pasting I was doing. Anyway, first get the coordinates from a site, say this one:
Here’s a few of the ones I created before having the stroke of common sense to make the aforementioned link edit in the original site.
Daily Satellite image: