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A GIS FOR DAUPHIN ISLAND. TROY UNIVERSITY. USGS QUADRANGLE “ Biloxi, Miss.”- c. 1982. Pre-Katrina- April 17, 2005; NASA imagery. Post-Katrina- April 17, 2005; NASA imagery. A GIS for Dauphin Island.

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A gis for dauphin island

A GIS FOR DAUPHIN ISLAND

TROY UNIVERSITY

TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


A gis for dauphin island1
A GIS for Dauphin Island

  • This outreach program will help to develop a GIS tool for future planning- similar in result to planting sea oats in the sand to increase the chance of survival of the dune

TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


Project objectives
Project Objectives

  • Develop a Geographical Information System for the Town of Dauphin island

  • Identify and create a database of the existing infrastructure of Dauphin Island- the Town and its environmental matrix

  • Integrate the infrastructure database with a layered digital map base for analytical and management purposes

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The town of dauphin island
The Town of Dauphin Island

  • Located at the the Mouth of Mobile Bay in Mobile County, Alabama

  • Is classified as a barrier island situated on the Northern Gulf of Mexico

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A brief historical perspective
A Brief Historical Perspective

  • Was explored in 1699 by Sieur Pierre le Moyne d’Iberville who founded Colonie Louisiane

  • Pelican Bay on the south shore of the island the French colonists roadstead until 1718 when a hurricane closed Pelican Pass trapping 3 ships in the harbor

  • The island has suffered many devastating hurricanes that have drastically altered its shoreline- especially the transitory west end.

TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


Expected results
Expected results Rucker Agee Map Collection

  • Create an important planning tool for the Town of Dauphin Island, not only for day to day management, but also for long range municipal planning.

  • This system will also help the Town of Dauphin Island to recover and to mitigate the adverse effects of catastrophic events (e.g, Hurricane Katrina).

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Near term schedule
Near Term Schedule Rucker Agee Map Collection

  • Meetings with the Town of Dauphin Island are scheduled in November 2007 to discuss expectations and examine existing mapping & infrastructure databases.

  • Formulate a schedule for implementing upgrades to the Town’s existing data infrastructure to create a workable GIS.

  • Seek assistance & funding from State & Federal agencies to help in the cost & implementation of the GIS

  • Work with other agencies to accomplish the goals set forth.

TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


TROY SURVEYING & GEOMATICS SCIENCES


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